COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information

Update September 14, 2020:

We have resumed near-normal numbers of in-person office visits with the following restrictions:

-Call the office when you arrive in the parking lot and before you get out of your car to answer our symptom screening questions and to review your current medication list.  

-Do not enter the office if you have a fever, new cough, sudden loss of smell or taste, or other symptoms of COVID-19. 

-Masks are required and must be worn at all times. Patients without masks or facial coverings will not be allowed to enter the office. 

-Sanitize your hands immediately upon entering the office. 

-We have not yet resumed in-office blood draws, but hope to restart in October, 2020. 

-For the time being, no spouses, partners, friends, etc will be allowed to accompany patients into the office except in extreme or unusual circumstances. 

**This is a fluid list that may change based on circumstances and experience. We appreciate your understanding as we seek to maintain a safe environment for our staff and patients. Please call the office with questions or concerns. 

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GENERAL INFORMATION:

-If you or a close contact/family member is sick with fever, cough, etc, do NOT come to a scheduled office appointment. Please call the office and reschedule. Avoid Emergency Rooms for non-emergent situations. Most Emergency Rooms are not performing routine COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing. Routine office appointments may be rescheduled by our staff to reduce waiting room crowding, etc.

-If you do come to the office for an appointment, blood draw etc, please sanitize your hands immediately upon entry. Expect to see staff members wearing masks and taking additional precautions.

-Practice STRICT social distancing. Avoid contact with any unnecessary people. Avoid public gatherings, restaurants, movies, etc. Consider rescheduling any nonessential appointments. Work from home if at all possible .

-Following hand-washing guidelines, avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth as much as possible. 

-We are not performing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing in our office. 

For more information, see the Centers for Disease Control website:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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