COVID-19 Policies

COVID-19 Policies

 The Centers for Advanced ENT Care has always been committed to providing the highest quality healthcare.  With that, we continue to follow the COVID-19 crisis and the recommendations for testing, treatment and isolation that continue to change. Since our cleaning protocols in our practices always met or exceeded the current recommendations, no change is needed. We are however making the following changes to our patient policies until further notice. 

 

OUR OFFICES WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN FOR URGENT AND EMERGENT ENT ISSUES WITH THE RESTRICTIONS OUTLINED BELOW. IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ON THE URGENCY, PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE TO INQUIRE AS THE APPROPRIATENESS OF YOUR VISIT

WE ARE ALSO OFFERING TELEMEDICINE VISITS AT ALMOST ALL OF OUR LOCATIONS

 

The Centers for Advanced ENT Care Patient Restrictions

 

For the safety of our patients and staff, and to lower their likelihood of exposure to COVID-19, The Centers for Advanced ENT Care (CAdENT) has temporarily implemented a new patient and visitor policy. 

 

All CAdENT practice offices will follow these guidelines for restricting patient/visitors in their locations:

  • If a patient/visitor has a fever greater than 100.0

  • Have a new (<14 days) cough or Flu-Like Symptoms

  • Have traveled to the New York City metropolitan area (NY/NJ/CT) within the last 14 days 

  • Have been in contact with someone with a confirmed Covid-19 infection

All You will be screened by clinical staff prior to entry if you:
1. Have lost your sense of smell/taste in the last 14 days OR
2. Have travelled more than 20 miles from your home in the last 14 days
 

Patient/Visitors that fall into these guidelines are not to enter our office and will not be seen. 

These patients/visitors should contact their primary care physician via telephone per current CDC recommendations.  

If you have an ENT related issue, please call our office and leave a message.

 

 VISITOR POLICIES

 

NO visitors (not patients) under the age of 18 will be allowed into the office.

NO visitors will be allowed in the waiting room or exam room with patients unless needed for assistance.  Come by yourself and/or have your visitor wait in your car.

Children who are patients are to be brought to the office with ONE adult only.