Important COVID-19 Update

Clinic Updates: May 18 – May 22, 2020 

  • For the safety of our patients and our employees and our communities.  We are following the state of Minnesota Office of Public Health requirement to limit the exposure of COVID-19. We currently have a zero-visitor policy with limited exceptions to 20 week OB visits, 36 week OB visit and pregnancy confirmations.
  • We are asking Restricted Individuals to stay home. Restricted Individuals would be those individuals who have traveled outside the country in the last 14 days to UK, China, Italy, South Korea, Iran and Europe.  Individuals who have signs or symptoms of respiratory infection.
  • Our Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Chaska locations are open.
  • Our Waconia Office is open 1 day a week (Monday’s).
  • We will offer evening clinic hours once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
  • We have modified our clinic hours from 9 am – 5 pm.  We are open to seeing patients in clinic or through virtual visits.

We continually update our clinic policies in response to the changes from Federal and State Government agencies.  

In our offices, we are:

  • Sanitizer in all waiting areas.
  • Finger cots provided for patients to use when checking in on the kiosks.
  • Encouraging patients that have masks to wear them when entering the clinic.
  • Cleaning all patient and staff areas multiple times a day with disinfectant solutions
  • Deep cleaning all care areas, equipment, and materials daily
  • Removing frequently-touched materials in waiting areas
  • Requiring sick employees to stay home and follow MDH guidelines for returning to work.
  • Requiring all staff who have contact with patients to wear masks.

For your appointment(s):

  • Wash your hands with soap and water before coming to your appointment.
  • Be courteous to others when in the office: cover coughs inside your sleeve, throw tissues in garbage cans, limit face touching, and wash your hands often.
  • Reschedule your appointment if you or a family member is sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms. Virtual (telemedicine) appointments are also available.
  • Reschedule your appointment 14 days out or more if you have been exposed, or are concerned you’ve been exposed, to someone with COVID-19.
  • If you have traveled to any of the countries that the CDC has designated LEVEL 3 zones within the last two weeks, you should be under self-quarantine. Visit the CDC website for more information and learn about travel precautions.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health continue to update their recommendations regarding coronavirus, (COVID- 19). As cases continue to rise in Minnesota, you likely have questions about infection control preparations at our clinics. We are monitoring the latest in infection control protocols and are actively planning for the predicted spread of this virus and will do our best to help you stay healthy.

Because we all have a part to play in helping to prevent further spread of COVID-19 and any other illnesses, review the following and don’t hesitate to call us with questions at 952-249-2000.