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

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at McCallum Place Eating Disorder Center.

  • These restrictions have 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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

Our Staff

Molly Reid, MA

Community Relations Liaison

Molly is an Outreach Representative with the Business Development and Marketing Team at McCallum Place.  Molly has worked in adult and adolescent behavioral health treatment center settings since 2013 in a variety of roles including direct client support, intake and admissions, business development, and marketing.    She has served in treatment center settings for mental health, addiction, and eating disorder concerns.  Molly received her Bachelor’s degree from Webster University and her Master’s in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University, where she also received certification in School Counseling (K-12).

Prior to her career in behavioral health, Molly worked close to ten years as an agent for modeling and talent agencies (Ford Models in Chicago and TalentPlus, Inc. St. Louis), which is where her passion for working with eating disorders began.  She had the opportunity to represent several models who struggled with eating disorders when she worked in the fashion industry, which led her to go back to school and change careers so she could serve in this area and work with this specific population.  She loves being able to see every day that healing can happen.  Molly says that one of the most fulfilling aspects of working at McCallum Place is being able to provide support to others during their most challenging moments.  She is truly grateful to be part of a place that offers compassion and inspires hope.

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