• The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we operate but we are currently open to provide care for our patients and their families during the outbreak.
• We are offering Telehealth visits (live video appointments) for patients who can be seen virtually using a HIPPA compliant platform. This a fast, safe, secure, and convenient way to talk to your doctor from the comforts of your home. These virtual visits can be conducted via a computer, laptop, or your smartphone. Regular copays and office visit charges apply for Televisits.
• Our offices is currently open Mondays and Thursdays for patients already on allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots), venom immunotherapy and certain biologic medications. Please call the office to schedule your shot appointment at 978-619-5447. We are NOT ACCEPTING WALKINS.
• We have implemented several procedures and practices in the office for everyone’s safety until the current COVID-19 outbreak has been stabilized:
- We are offering telemedicine appointments as noted above.
- To reduce the number of persons in our offices we are no longer accepting walk-in appointments. Please call 978-619-5447 to schedule your appointment.
- We are screening all patients for COVID-19 related symptoms/travel before they are seen.
- If you have a fever, cough, or sore throat, have recently traveled, or had any contact with a person with COVID-19 and/or a person who has been under quarantine, please stay home and call your primary care provider
- We are checking temperatures for all patients seen in office. Patients with a fever (>100.5) will be asked to reschedule their appointment.
- We have decreased the amount of seating in our waiting rooms.
- We are thoroughly disinfecting surfaces and rooms regularly throughout the day.
- To minimize exposure, adult patients should come alone to appointments and pediatric patients should be accompanied by only one adult.
- All patients and staff are required to wear face coverings in the waiting room and all patient care areas at all times.
For our asthma patients:
• Please make sure your inhalers and nebulizer medications are up to date and well stocked. If you need refills please call us.
• Review your Allergy and Asthma Action Plan.
• Keep a working thermometer along with fever reducing medications for fevers at home, and check their expiration dates. Know your child’s correct dose.
• If you have any questions or concerns about your allergy or asthma control please call us.
The CDC guidelines recommend following for COVID-19 prevention:
• Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
• If soap and water are not available, using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
• Avoiding close contact with people who are sick
• Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
• Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in the trash, and washing your hands
• Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces
• Staying home when you are sick
Please visit the CDC website for most up to date information on COVID-19.