On April 27, Riverview Health reopened all physician offices.
New safety measures were put in place, including requiring all staff to wear masks at all times. Patients are asked to bring their own masks to the appointment. Upon arriving, patients should call the office from their car to be registered over the phone. Staff will then call the patient back when the provider is ready to see them. No patients will wait in waiting rooms.
If a patient has respiratory symptoms, they will have visits at different times of the day than patients without.
Riverview Health still will provide virtual visits for patients who are unable or who do not wish to come to the office.
“We know that there are patients that may be apprehensive about coming into their physician’s office right now,” stated Dr. Eric Marcotte, chief medical officer at Riverview Health. “We are urging patients not to delay care. We’re putting new procedures in place that will help us to keep our patients safe.”
Patients should call their physician’s office to schedule an appointment as no walk-ins will be allowed.
For more, visit riverview.org.