Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
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 Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center 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.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • 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.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • 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

Press & Webinars

Montecatini is proud to be a part of the conversations surrounding eating disorders.

Press

Webinars

What Holds Us Back From True Connection with Nancy Staycer, LCSW

 https://www.recoverywarriors.com/nancy-staycer/

Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders

Our Executive Director, Sharon Zimbler, teamed up with Screening for Mental Health to discuss Montecatini’s Integrated Care Model – Watch the Video Here!

Addictions to Prescription Drugs and Over-the-Counter Medicines

Crystal Karges, Special Projects Coordinator at Addiction Hope, and Sharon Zimbler discuss the signs and symptoms of prescription drug addiction and how they overlap with the signs and symptoms of eating disorders. – Watch the Video Here!

Sharon Zimbler, MFT, is a Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked at Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center for over 5 years. She started her career at Montecatini as a program therapist then took on an additional role as the Utilization Review Manager. Sharon was promoted to the position of National Utilization Review Director for CRC’s eating disorder division in 2014 before advancing to the role of Executive Director.

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