COVID-19/Coronavirus Statement

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Greenberg Foot and Ankle is committed to making our office a safe and healthy place for our patients and medical staff.  As such, we have been closely following the release of information from our federal and state government offices and agencies.  We have taken into consideration the recommendations from these agencies and enacted procedure changes within our office where necessary.  

  • Masks are required in our office.  It is state law and our office policy until further notice.  Face shields are not acceptable.  We have the right to refuse entry to the office any person for donning an unacceptable type of mask.

  • Temperature checks may be performed upon entry to the office.

  • All persons entering the office complete a verbal or written questionnaire about COVID19 prior to being seen.  Patients may be denied an appointment based on the responses in the survey.

  • Patients who have traveled out of the country recently may be turned away.

  • The office will take into consideration the Ohio Department of Health Travel Advisory recommendations (click here for link).

  • Patients are permitted to be accompanied by only one person in the office. If there is a medical or legal reason for additional persons it must be cleared by the office in advance.

  • Children who are not being seen as patients are not permitted entry except for specific cases cleared with the office in advance.

  • Patients are scheduled to minimize time in common areas (waiting room, check in, check out).

  • Rooms are sanitized after every patient.

  • Waiting room is sanitized multiple times a day.

  • Patients not complying with office policy can be denied entry.  Please make sure you are following office policy as well as local, state and CDC guidelines to be seen.

 

Please understand that we are self-employed and not governed exclusively by any hospital network or medical group.  Therefore, our policies may differ in some ways to medical groups and the hospital/medical center in close proximity to our offices. 

 

We understand that some of these policies are inconvenient for some people and some people will be caught off guard due to a lack of understanding.  We hope that you will understand that we have the safety of our patients and our staff, and their families and support groups, in mind while following these policies.  Many of these policies are not new and follow basic policies from associated hospitals, local, state and national guidelines.

We appreciate the trust you have in our care and will continue to maintain high standards of compliance for your safety and well-being.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.

 

You can find useful information and answers to your questions at the websites for the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).   

Sincerely,

Marc S. Greenberg, DPM