Much progress is being made in the control of the novel corona virus pandemic affecting everyone.
Getting vaccinated and maintaining your general health are at the forefront. Here is the latest:
The office is open and seeing a finite number of patients daily. The doctors and staff have all been vaccinated. We still however are continuing all the safe practices geared to keep us all well. This includes single patient screened entrance; temperature checks; hands free Purell and direct guidance to the exam room for nursing duties such as vital signs and lab draws. The nurses, doctors and staff wear masks while in the office and the office is kept clean regularly.
We are in the process of notifying patients who have not been seen recently. If you have not been in recently, call the office and set up a visit to maintain your health. All patients will continue to undergo COVID exposure screening prior to the visit and masks are required for safety.
My practice is accepting new patients. A HIPAA qualified telehealth program is used for a Meet & Greet, after which a telehealth visit is scheduled to obtain a comprehensive history in a setting without masks and in an unhurried fashion. The relationship begins at the actual face to face visit in the office where needed lab studies and EKGs can be done and the physical exam is performed. In this fashion the patient is seamlessly integrated into expert medical care, while maintain continuing safety.
Today, March 3, 2021, access to COVID vaccinations here in Florida has been extended to include:
“…persons under the age of 65 years of age deemed extremely vulnerable to COVID 19 by a physician…and may be vaccinated […]