Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Allied Health Services of Medford to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Allied Health Services of Medford.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Subutex (Buprenorphine) Frequently Asked Questions

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Proudly serving the Medford, Oregon community, our Subutex clinic provides adults struggling with addiction the ability to recover from heroin, oxycodone, Percocet, and other opiates.

How do I know if Subutex is right for me?

Subutex, a medication that has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for opioid addiction treatment, is effective and safe. If you are struggling with an addiction to morphine, heroin, or prescription painkillers, Subutex can be an excellent way to help end your dangerous cycle of substance abuse. When taken as prescribed and as a part of a medication-assisted treatment program, Subutex can help reduce cravings and painful withdrawal symptoms.

In order to determine if Subutex is the appropriate medication for you, you can contact Allied Health Services Medford to learn more about this life-changing medication.

Can I become addicted to Subutex?

Yes. Subutex contains buprenorphine, which can be addictive. However, the likelihood of developing an addiction to this medication is said to be low when taken under the supervision of a medical professional in a medication-assisted treatment program.

Will Subutex show up on a drug screening?

No. The commonly used drug screens that are typically used only detect other opioids, and do not detect buprenorphine. There are specific tests that can detect this medication, however they are not standard.

How long will I need to be on Subutex?

The period of time that you spend on Subutex will depend on your needsĀ and will be determined by your physician and counselor. While some individuals remain on Subutex only for a short period of time, others use it longer.

Does Subutex interact with other medications?

Yes. Combining Subutex with other types of medications can cause a variety of different side effects. Speak to your physician to help determine what possible interactions can occur with the medications that you are taking. Keep in mind that those who are taking Subutex should not abuse recreational drugs or drink alcohol while on this medication.

Always ensure that your prescribing physician is aware of all medications that you are taking so that he or she can provide you with all the possible side effects that can occur.

What if I no longer wish to take Subutex? Can I stop or switch to a different medication?

If you decide to stop taking Subutex, you should work with your physician to begin the stages of weaning off of this medication so as to minimize any risks involved. It is common for individuals to begin their treatment on Subutex and then switch over to Suboxone for long-term use. All of these decisions will be made with your physician so that all of your individual needs can be met.

What is the cost of Subutex treatment?

At Allied Health Services Medford, we provide personalized treatment so that you receive the most from your treatment plan. Therefore, we implement specific services to help you reach your own personal treatment goals. As a result, the cost of Subutex treatment will vary. To learn more about how much your treatment might cost you, please contact one of our intake specialists today.