During this period of uncertainty, JOC remains committed to providing the highest quality care experience, while protecting the health and safety of our patients and employees. We are working closely with local and national health authorities to ensure that we have the latest information to help us implement the most effective action plans. Below you can find TeleMed instructions, patient policies and CDC links.
Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is open to take care of our patients during the COVID-19 period. If you or any other household occupant are experiencing symptoms of infection such as cough, fever, chills, fatigue, muscle aches or shortness of breath, we ask that you do not come into the office.
We are offering new TeleMed visits online for our patients
How does it work?
1. Schedule an appointment by calling our office. Let the Appointment Concierge know that you would like to schedule a TeleDerm Appointment.
2. A few minutes before your appointment navigate to your providers Virtual Waiting Room by clicking the link below. Use a computer/device with a camera & microphone.
3. A few minutes before your appointment navigate to your providers Virtual Waiting Room by clicking the link below. Use a computer/device with a camera & microphone.
4. Allow your browser to use your camera & microphone.
We reccommend connecting a few minutes early in case you need to diagnose any connection issues you may have. Be sure that you have your camera and microphone enabled on your phone, tablet, or computer. Click here for patient connection help.
COVID-19 CHECKLIST FOR PATIENTS
- Patients should not come to office if they are sick or in contact with someone who is sick.
Patients should come to the office alone. However, if assistance is needed, please limit it to one attendee.
No children under 18 are allowed in the office.
Patients should avoid contact with other patients and keep a distance of 6 feet from each other in the waiting room. We recommend at check-in to leave your cell number at the front desk and wait in your car for a staff member to call when the doctor is ready to see you.
Patients should cough and sneeze into a tissue or their sleeve while in the office.
Patients should clean hands either with warm soap and water or hand sanitizer.
INFORMATION FROM CDC
Helpful, healthful Suggestions
As a reminder, we share the following:
- Wash your hands regularly
- Cover your nose and mouth with your elbow when coughing or sneezing
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid contact with other people if you are ill
- Avoid contact with people who are ill
- Restrict activities outside your home, except for medical care