Over the past several months, we have been working hard at Slade & Baker Vision to create an extremely safe environment for seeing patients in the era of COVID-19.
We have made considerable changes to the office to maintain safety and social distancing.
If you feel sick or are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, unexplained fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and/or diarrhea; please call to cancel or reschedule your appointment.
How We Are Keeping You Safe
As a part of our continuous commitment to keep our patients safe from COVID-19, we are pleased to announce that our Doctors at Slade & Baker Vision have received the COVID-19 vaccine. We feel this is an extra layer of protection along with proper social distancing in our clinic and extreme disinfecting/cleanliness measures with all of our equipment within our facility.
Once you arrive >
PRE-CHECK IN SCREENING – Everyone entering the office will be screened before entry. This includes patients, staff, and doctors. The screening consists of a COVID questionnaire, a temperature check, and an oxygen saturation check.
Office protocols >
SOCIAL DISTANCING – Per the CDC’s recommendations, social distancing, also called “physical distancing,” means keeping a safe space between yourself and other people who are not from your household. In order to accomplish this, we have removed seating from our waiting area and reduced the amount of people checking in every hour.
PPE – Everyone in the office is required to wear a mask.
DISINFECTION PROTOCOLS – We have especially enhanced our disinfection protocols. Equipment and exam rooms are thoroughly disinfected in between each patient. Our office will close for an hour every day for a complete office disinfection.
VISIT RESTRICTIONS – In order to reduce the amount of people in our office we are not allowing drivers or spouses to accompany the patient into our office. This is to help protect patients and our team from unnecessary additional exposures. If a patient is in need of ambulatory assistance or the patient is a minor, then we will screen the accompanying person and allow them in the office. We will also happily video call a spouse or relative during the patient’s examination so your spouse/relative has an opportunity to ask the doctor questions and be a part of the exam virtually.