Important Information Regarding COVID-19
Dental Office Patient Safety in Grants Pass, OR
At Erickson Dental Care, our office has always been at the forefront of infection control and cleanliness. During this time of COVID-19, we are being diligent to follow strict infection control prevention protocols and still provide an enjoyable atmosphere for our patients. For all patients and team members we are doing regular temperature checks, clear barriers for check-in/check-out, and have masks and hand sanitizer readily available. Our patients’ health is our number one priority so we invested in medical-grade air purifiers for each of our 5 patient operatories to ensure the safest environment possible. Hope to see you soon!
In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. As dedicated health care professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever in protecting the health and safety of our patients and staff. Our practice strictly adheres to and exceeds the standards for infection control by wearing personal protective gear, using hospital-grade disinfectants, practicing the latest sterilization protocols, utilizing single-use disposable materials, and more. Every effort we have in place is to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We want you to know that we are monitoring this situation very closely, and we will keep you updated regularly.
What Are the Symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms of coronavirus are reported as flu-like, with varying degrees of severity. While we do not know everything about this virus to date, individuals who are elderly and/or immunocompromised appear to be the most at risk of a severe infection. To ensure your health and safety, and the health and safety of everyone at our practice, please reschedule your appointment if you or a member of your household has a cough, fever, and/or flu-like symptoms. In addition, please reschedule your appointment if you have traveled to any areas within the past 14 days that are at high risk for contracting the coronavirus.
What If I Might Be Sick?
We thank you in advance and extend our gratitude for your understanding and cooperation. Together, we can help keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office, and one of our staff members will be more than happy to assist you.