We continue to be open for the care of our patients. The following information demonstrates changes that our office has implemented to ensure that our patients and staff members remain safe during this health crisis.
Before your visit:
- We ask that all patients wear a mask to and for the duration of their appointment
- For Surgical Appointments: Bring your phone, book, i-pad, tablet, or laptop to entertain yourself, as lab processing of tissue can take a few hours
- Feel free to bring food and drinks
- We respectfully ask you to come alone. Bring a companion only if necessary.
On the day of your visit:
- Upon entry of the office, your temperature will be taken with a no touch thermometer by the receptionist.
- You will be escorted to your designated procedure room and asked to remain there for the duration of your visit.
- All office personnel will wear masks.
Additional Office changes:
- We will no longer be serving coffee, tea, or cookies to avoid cross contamination.
- We will keep the door to the office open so you will not have to touch the handle.
- We will keep used pens and clean pens in separate containers.
- We have removed all magazines and newspapers from the waiting room.
- We will keep hand sanitizer in high touch areas such as the front desk, waiting room, and surgical procedure rooms.
- We have added clinically approved HEPA filters in all procedure rooms and waiting room
- We now have installed plexiglass at the reception area
Please reschedule your appointment if any of the following below applies to you:
1) If you are not feeling well and particularly if you exhibit any flu-like symptoms, including cough, fever, sneezing, runny nose, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, etc.
2) If you have recently been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus)
3) If you have traveled by plane in the last 14 days.
4) If you have been hospitalized for any reason in the last 14 days
5) If you are 75 years old or older with any underlying illnesses (immunosuppressed, lung or heart conditions, and/or diabetes)