Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

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 McCallum Place Eating Disorder 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 McCallum Place Eating Disorder Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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.

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2015 NEDA Awareness Week

NEDA Awareness Week 2015 is Here!

McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers will be observing the National Eating Disorder Association’s Awareness Week February 22-February 28, 2015.  NEDA’s week-long event encourages and promotes eating disorder education, events and outreach in local communities to help spread awareness about this mental health disease and the 24 million individuals diagnosed with eating disorders.1

McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers is participating in many events throughout the week, both locally and nationally. Check out our schedule below. The theme for this year’s NEDA’s eating disorder week is “I Had No Idea”. The goal is to help spread awareness about the importance of recognizing signs and symptoms and helping those that are struggling with this disease.

2/22 NEDA Walk, Twin Cities, MN. Register Here!

2/23 Webster University Screening of “Someday Melissa” with Dr. Laura Bumberry on screening panel, St. Louis, MO.

2/24 Twitter Chat with Dr. Kimberli McCallum and Dr. Riley Nickols, Athletes and Eating Disorders. Sponsored by NEDA.

2/24 Stephen’s College Screening  of “Someday Melissa” and discussion session with Dr. Stephanie Bagby-Stone, Columbia, MO.

2/24 Eating Disorders and Treatment for Recovery Conference, Charleston, SC.

2/26-2/27 Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, Austin, TX. Register Here!

2/28 Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness Walk, Boca Raton, FL. Register Here!

2/28 Houston Eating Disorder Specialists Conference, Houston, TX. Register Here!

2/28 NEDA Walk, Athens, GA. Register Here!

For more information on McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers, please visit our website, or call 800-828-8158 for a free and confidential pre-admission assessment.

For more information on NEDA’s Eating Disorder week, please visit  1