Lots of things have been put on hold since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but when it comes to your health, it’s too important to put off seeing your doctor or finding a physician accepting new patients. Here’s what you need to know before you head in for your next appointment.
Some things have changed, but your care hasn’t.
If you haven’t been into a physician’s office lately, you’ll probably notice some things are a little different than you’re used to. The good news is, all the changes that have been made are there to keep you safe.
“Some things during your visit might take a little bit longer,” said Kelly Flynn, DO, family medicine physician with McLaren Northern Michigan. “The check-in and checkout processes are taking a few more minutes, as we are cleaning each room thoroughly between patients and paying extra attention to frequently touched areas.” Read More.