We are following directives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as guidelines and mandates from State and Federal Agencies, as a way to limit patient and staff exposure to this virus.
No patient is permitted to enter the office without a temperature check by our clinical staff at the door.
Patients health and the health of our team is a priority, so patients will have to answer the following questions when confirming appointments:
Do you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath? If yes, when did the symptom(s) start? Patient must be without symptoms for three weeks before being allowed in the office.
Have you been diagnosed with Covid-19? If yes, when was the initial diagnosis? When were the last symptoms? Patient can be seen in the office three weeks after last symptoms.
Have you been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? When was the last contact you had with this person? Patient can be seen in the office three weeks after last contact with COVID-19 patient.
If a patient is symptomatic, been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, has not met the three week period and must be seen in the office, the patient MUST wear a face covering and gloves. The provider will wear PPE and escort the patient from the door to an exam room. Front desk personnel will not interact with patient. Front desk personnel will wear masks and gloves. The exam room will be completely sanitized after the patient leaves.
Only actual patient will be permitted in the office. Anyone else must wait outside the office, no one is permitted to sit in the waiting room or use the bathroom. Patients must wear a face covering, and gloves. If none is available it will be provided at the front desk.
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