April 2, 2020…….MCC Internal Medicine has provided more relevant information regarding COVID-19. Please read more about how our office is handling this unique situation and our new office visit policy.
As we keep abreast of the changes with COVID-19, if you are sick and feel that you need to be seen, please call our office first and we will determine if you need to come into the office.
For office safety, if you are being seen and feel more comfortable remaining in the car and then calling the office to notify us you are present and await best social distancing circumstances, MCC can call you on your cell phone while you are inside your car to alert you when the time is appropriate to come in to the office.
In an effort to stay within the guidelines set forth by the CDC, please limit the number of visitors at any appointment to 1 visitor only. Please do not bring any children.
In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. As dedicated health care professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever in protecting the health and safety of our patients and staff. Our practice strictly adheres to and exceeds the standards for infection control by wearing personal protective gear, using hospital-grade disinfectants, practicing the latest sterilization protocols, utilizing single-use disposable materials, and more. Every effort we have in place is to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We want you to know that we are monitoring this situation very closely, and we will keep you updated regularly.
Symptoms of coronavirus are reported as flu-like, with varying degrees of severity. While we do not know everything about this virus to date, individuals who are elderly and/or immunocompromised appear to be the most at risk of a severe infection. To ensure your health and safety, and the health and safety of everyone at our practice, please reschedule your appointment if you or a member of your household has a cough, fever, and/or flu-like symptoms. In addition, please reschedule your appointment if you have traveled to any areas within the past 14 days that are at high risk for contracting the coronavirus.
We thank you in advance and extend our gratitude for your understanding and cooperation. Together, we can help keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office, and one of our staff members will be more than happy to assist you.
For further information, including measures to keep yourself healthy, visit the following links:
Steps When Sick: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html
Please contact the MCC office with questions or to set up an appointment at 478-273-2662.