COVID 19 – Keeping You Safe

Policies we’re undertaking to keep a safe work and practice environment

  • Frequent hand washing
    • All staff will be performing frequent 20 second hand washes with proper detergent.
    • Patients will be asked to use hand sanitizer when entering the clinic.
  • Temperature checks
    • Daily temperature checks for staff and patients
  • Physical distancing – when possible, staff and patients will remain at least 6 feet apart
    • Waiting room chairs spaced at least 6 feet apart
    • # of people in the clinic kept to minimum
    • Patients asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to appointment and enter clinic 5 minutes prior to appointment
    • When not possible, staff will be wearing masks.
  • Frequent cleaning of often used items/areas (bathroom, phones, transaction machines)
  • Staff will be required to stay home if sick or go home if they develop symptoms while at work
  • Telephone screening and questions at time of arrival to determine patients at risk of having and spreading COVID19 and having them remain home if necessary
  • Enhanced PPE – including N95 respirator masks, face shields, surgical gowns will be used when performing aerosol generating procedures