Routinely asks patients for a relevant COVID-19 history of their own health and their contacts. It is important that patients provide accurate information.
Follows social distancing guidelines by limiting contact of patients with one another whether in consultation or in a procedure and will arrange waiting room seating accordingly.
Uses suitable equipment/PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as recommended by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) or another equivalent governmental agency.
Routinely uses relevant health histories and daily temperature monitoring of all clinic staff and patients as part of their strategy to prevent contagion. Additionally, and where available, follows all government guidelines on use of testing to monitor staff.
In addition to using proper PPE, it uses appropriate cleansing, disinfecting and sterilisation procedures throughout the office/clinic. Also, uses proper waste disposal methods for any materials that could be contaminated.
Advises patients of hand washing protocols in the office/clinic and how to change gloves, gown and masks.
Assures the public that the staff have received additional training with regards to proper COVID-19 infection control methods
Has made modifications to facilities with robust policies and procedures to combat contagion.