Our office is open for in-person visits and procedures.
We will also continue to offer Virtual Tele-dermatology appointments. You can book an appointment online, by clicking the button “Book Online”, and selecting the type of appointment you are interested in.
While we have always prioritized office sterility, we plan to increase our safety and hygiene precautions to ensure our patients safety during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
Please do not hesitate to give us a call if you have any questions or concerns.
Please see below
- All patients must wear a mask or face covering to enter the office
- Temperature will be taken prior to entering office. If your temperature is above 99.6, you will be asked to reschedule
- You will be asked if you (or anyone you may have had recent contact with) is experiencing the following symptoms: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, body aches, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing. If the answer is yes, you will be asked to reschedule.
- There are hand sanitizing stations throughout the office, including one at the entrance which patients are asked to use upon arrival
- New patients will be asked to check in on the iPads. iPads will be wiped down in front of patients with medical grade sani-wipe before use
- Returning patients will be asked to sign any missing or new consents.
Please see below for the steps we are taking in our office to ensure the safety of our patients and staff during the Covid-19 pandemic:
- Regular screening and temperature monitoring of all staff members
- Prescreening patients before their appointments
- Installation of medical grade air purifiers in patient rooms that use UV light to destroy airborne viruses and bacteria
- Wiping down all high contact surfaces in hallways, check in/out, door handles, and rooms every 30-60 minutes in addition to disinfecting treatment rooms
- Requiring all patients to wear masks and come unaccompanied to their appointments (with certain exceptions)
- Decreasing frequency of patient appointments to reduce waiting room volume and number of people in the office at any given time
- Requiring all SkinDC employees and providers to wear masks and eye protection
- Rearranging of waiting rooms to maximize space between patients
- Encouraging waiting outside of the office and calling patient’s cell phone when ready to be placed in a room
- Removal of magazines, brochures, and other high contact items from waiting rooms
- Ensuring patients have a credit card on file that can be charged to reduce time at check out and decrease contact with reception staff
- Placement of acrylic barriers at reception desk
- Rooming patients as quickly as possible