Safety GuidelinesPosted: Apr 21 in coronavirus by Dr. Lazarus
Updated June 30th, 2021: Facemasks no longer required for fully-vaccinated individuals.
Symptoms of Coronavirus can appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms may include:
-Fever or Chills
-Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
-Muscle or Body Aches
-New loss of taste or smell
-Congestion or runny nose
-Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
If you have had an exposure to coronavirus in the past 2 weeks, or if you have any of the above symptoms, please perform your visits at CNC via tele-health (or reschedule) until at least 2 weeks after symptoms first appear and at least 72 hours of no elevated temperature.
We are following the following procedures for in-office visits. Your compliance with these policies is greatly appreciated and has been implemented to protect the safety of our patients, staff, and to comply with Colorado State regulations:
- Unless you are fully vaccinated, you will be required to wear a face covering that covers your mouth and nose while in our clinic.
- If you have any upper respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, (see above for a full list) do not enter Clinical Nutrition Center, and please perform visits via tele-health for at least 2 weeks, and until no fevers for at least 72 hours.
- If you have had confirmed or suspected coronavirus infection, please do not come to the clinic for at least 2 weeks, and until your symptoms have improved and you have had no fevers for at least 72 hours.
- We are not equipped to test for acute coronavirus infection, nor to offer treatment. If you are concerned you are currently experiencing symptoms, please contact your primary care provider for instructions, or if your symptoms are severe, your urgent care center or emergency room.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but thank you for helping keep our clinic safe – for yourself, and for our staff and patients. We look forward to seeing you soon!