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OFFICE POLICY REGARDING COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS

 

AS YOU ARE AWARE, THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION HAS ISSUED WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS TO HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS WORLWIDE REGARDING CORONAVIRUS.

WE ARE TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION NECESSARY TO LIMIT THE EXPOSURE OF ANY VIRUS WITHIN OUR OFFICE, AND WE ASK THAT YOU HELP US BY PARTICIPATING IN THESE PRECAUTIONS.

  1. UPON YOUR ARRIVAL TO OUR OFFICE, PLEASE WASH YOUR HAND WITH SOAP AND WATER IN THE BATHROOM AT LEATS FOR 20 SECONDS.

  2. PLEASE INFORM US IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING A FEVER, COUGH, OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING.

  3. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE LIMITING SOCIAL DISTANCE, INCLUDING HANDSHAKING, AS A MEANS OF DECREASING POSSIBLE TRANSMISSION.

  4. PLEASE INFORM US OF ANY RECENT TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF THE US TO AREAS CONSIDERED LEVEL 3 PRECAUTION BY THE CDC. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: ITALY, SOUTH KOREA, IRAN, AND CHINA.

  5. ALSO, PLEASE INFORM US IF YOU HAVE TRAVELED WITHIN THE USA OR HAVE BEEN IN A CRUISE RECENTLY.

     

    STARTING ON MONDAY 23, 2020; AND CONTINUING UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE, WE MUST IMPLEMENT NEW RESTRICTIONS ON PATIENT CARE. IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINMENT FOR ROUTINE ADULT DENTAL TRATMENT (SUCH AS A CHECKUP OR CLEANING OR FILLING), THE APPT IS CANCELED AND WE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO RESCHEDULE IT.

     

    WE ARE NOW RESTRICTING TREATMENT TO URGENT OR EMERGENCY CARE ONLY

  1. SEVERE TOOTHACHE PAIN (NOT JUST A TWINGLE)

  2. SWELLING OF YOUR GUMS, FACE OR NECK

  3. BLEEDING IN YOUR MOUTH THAT DOES NOT STOP

  4. INFECTION OR A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF IT

  5. TRAUMA (SUCH AS A BROKEN TOOTH)

WE WILL ALSO SEE YOU IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED NEW FULL OR PARTIAL DENTURES OR NEED AN ADJUSTMENT.

PLEASE CONTACT FIRST OUR OFFICE, PRIOR OF YOUR ARRIVAL AT 863-648-1030

WE REGRET THAT WE MUST RESTRICT OUR PATIENT CARE THIS WAY. WE ARE SERVING OUR PATIENTS IN THE SAFEST MANNER POSSIBLE BY FOLLOWING THE ADVICE OF THE CDC UNDER THESE DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES. IN DOING THIS, WE WILL SAFEGUARD THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR PATIENTS, OUR CARE PROVIDERS, AND THE WHOLE COMMUNITY. WE HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND, AND WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

ATT,

DR. BELKIS MUSALEN-JONES