Visiting our office
Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye office during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping our patients and staff safe is our top priority.
We anticipate that this outbreak will continue for a while, and do not want our patients to neglect their eye care needs during this critical time. Our optometric clinic is prudent and has adopted specific measures to protect our patients and staff from potential exposure to COVID-19 during this time of uncertainty.
That said, guidelines for slowing the spread of this epidemic are rapidly changing. Please pay close to attention to local regulatory changes to get the most up-to-date information on whether practices can still remain open/ accept non-emergency cases.
Here Are the Precautions Our Office Is Taking to Limit COVID-19:
We employ a strict office policy that mandates that all eye doctors, opticians, office staff, and patients not enter if they are feeling unwell or have a fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, or have been exposed to a known case of COVID-19 within the last 10 days.
What to expect when you visit our office:
We sanitize all surfaces and equipment (front desk counters, telephones, pens, door handles, waiting room chairs) with antibacterial wipes.
Frequent hand washing by staff
Masks will be worn
We have placed physical barriers in areas
Kindly wear a mask
How to reduce interactions and time in our office
We request that you complete all paperwork prior to arrival
Provide as much information over the phone
Browse our eye-ware only with an optician
When you arrive for you scheduled visit:
We have adopted a structured scheduling to limit the number of patients in the office
We ask that only the scheduled patient enter the office
You will be greeted by a staff member at the door
We will take your temperature
If we don’t shake hands with our patients during this time, please don’t take it personally.
Please call Dr. Scott I. Morrison Optometry at 845-255-4696 with any questions or concerns you may have. If you feel it's best for you or a member of your family to reschedule your appointment, we encourage you to do so.
To stay abreast of the coronavirus pandemic, please visit the following official health organizations:
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) at www.CDC.gov
World Health Organization (WHO) at www.WHO.int
Thank you and stay safe!