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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) POLICY

Posted on March 27th, 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) POLICY

Dear Adams Patterson patients and families, 

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing many changes thoughout our community.  Each of us must do our part to decrease the spread of the virus.  Adams Patterson is doing everything we can to protect our comminity and also continue to provide adequate care for our patients.  Please help us by adhering to the temporary changes outlined below.

  1. For your own safety and the safety of out staff, we request that all patients have a face covering securely in place prior to entering our office. 
  2. We ask that patients who have any of the following symptoms call the office for instructions and DO NOT COME TO THE OFFICE:  Fever of 100.4 F or greater, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or diffuculty breathing.
  3. If you have been in close contact with someone under investigation for or diagnosed with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please call to reschedule your appointment for at least fourteen days after your last contact with them.
  4. We are not able to allow visitors at this time. We ask that all patients attend visits alone unless you are a minor with one parent/guardian present or require a translator.  Please arrange for family, support persons, and children to stay at home.  You are welcome to facetime or call out during your visit so they can remain involved. 
  5. Annual Well Women's visits are currently being scheduled for after May 1st. 
  6. We continue to see patients with gynecological problems and our obstetrical patients. 
  7. Insurance and financial issues will be handled over the phone.
  8. No unnecessary persons will be allowed in the office including sales/detail representatives.
  9. We are offering Telemedicine Visits at this time. Please click link for more information.

We are very fortunate to have such wonderful patients and staff.  Thank you for being patient and respecting these changes.  Please contact us with questions or concerns.

T. Franklin King, MD           Judith J. Williams, MD            Sharon A. Butcher, MD

M. Leigh Keegan, MD          Leah C. Tonkin, MD               Jessica M. Ruffin, MD

Regina G. Healy, MD           B. Todd Chappell, MD            Leslie T. Hayden, MD

Gregory J. Burana, MD        Elizabeth D. Heitman, APN

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