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COVID-19 Patient FAQs

Q: Are you open for routine cleanings?

A: We are open for all appointments.

Q: Are you taking new patients?

A: Yes! We are accepting new patients.

Q: Is it Safe to come?

A: Yes! We are continuing to take all COVID precautions in addition to our OSHA and CDC Infection Control guidelines.

Q: What extra measures are you taking for patient and staff safety?

A: Along with our normal infection control procedures that we always take, we are:

  • Limiting the number of people that you come in contact with at the office.
  • All staff and patients must wear masks in the public areas of the office.
  • We are adhering to social distancing whenever possible.
  • We are providing hand sanitizer for all staff and patients .
  • We are not allowing extra people into the office who do not need to be here.
  • We are screening all patients the day before and day of appointments, to ensure patients are healthy when they come to the office. If anyone is sick, they will be rescheduled.
  • Temperatures are taken on all patients before entering the building. If they have a fever of more than 100.4, they will be sent home.
  • We have discarded all magazines, and are strictly limiting waiting room usage.
  • All staff are self-assessing each morning. If they are feeling unwell, they will not come to work.
  • Staff temperatures are taken when they arrive to work, and periodically throughout the day. If anyone has a fever of more than 100.4, they will be sent home.
  • We are disinfecting contact surfaces and bathrooms frequently throughout the day.
  • We have upgraded our filters to Merv 13, as well as added new fresh air vents to bring more fresh air into circulation in the office.
  • UV lights have been put into the duct work to help sanitize the air flowing through the ducts.

Q: Do I have to follow COVID protocols if I have been vaccinated?

A: Yes! We are still taking full precautions, screening all patients and staff, limiting use of waiting room, and wearing masks in all public areas. There has been no change in guidance from the CDC, ADA and MDS.

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