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:
- Call your Primary Care Doctor at 863-293-1191.
- Follow the instructions of your physician. If they direct you to come to the clinic, a staff member will meet you outside with instructions.
- 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.
- 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.