Up-to-date Information about Bond Clinic and COVID-19


Dear Bond Clinic Patients,

We know there has been a lot of attention and information floating around concerning the Coronavirus.  We want you to know that, You’re in good hands at Bond Clinic.

Bond Clinic Patient Protocol:

If you are a Bond Clinic Patient and are experiencing cough, fever and shortness of breath, please follow the steps below:

  1. Call your Primary Care Doctor at 863-293-1191.
  2. Follow the instructions of your physician. If they direct you to come to the clinic, a staff member will meet you outside with instructions.
  3. NEW – To insure the safety of our patients and staff, we have established a specific area for assessment and treatment of patients associated with COVID 19.
  4. All team members, patients and visitors are required to wear a face mask.

These steps are in place to protect you, our staff and patients with compromised immune systems.

What we are doing to protect our patients:

  • We have increased our daily cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Face masks are required for entry by all team members, patients and visitors.
  • We have adjusted seating in waiting areas to comply with the 6ft CDC guidelines.
  • We are reducing the wait time in main area and taking patients back to an exam room quickly.
  • We have established a specific area for assessment and testing for patients related to COVID-19
  •  We screen each patient prior to entering the following large campuses: Main, Downtown and First Street.
  •  Many providers are now offering Telemedicine options for appointments. Ask you provider if this is available.

Helpful Reminders about Prevention:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a face mask.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.  To be most effective, hand sanitizer should only be used twice before washing with soap and water.

Here is a message from our Medical Director, Dr. Juan Rivera concerning COVID 19.