Masking Requirements

Please see most recent guidelines at the following L&I link

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In ongoing support of regional and state health authorities, we are continuing with these initiatives to help slow the spread of COVID-19:

  • We are closely following the guidelines for COVID-19 provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the Washington Department of Health. Keys to our success are based on education, cleaning, screening, and respiratory etiquette.
  • Educational updates provided to staff.
  • Frequently cleaning common areas and disinfecting all shared surfaces before and after use.
  • Screening patients prior to appointments, in addition to staff making every effort to contact patients personally prior to any appointment.
  • Screening patients and employees as they enter our clinics and surgery center to confirm they are healthy and can safely proceed with their visit or surgery.
  • Rescheduling or sending home any staff, patients, or visitors if they are experiencing fever, cough, or shortness of breath, or have been in close contact with an individual with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
  • Encouraging all staff and visitors to wash their hands and providing hand sanitizer.
  • Enforcing social distancing whenever possible and limiting talking during eye exams.

In summary, please follow these recommendations to protect yourself and others:

  • Stay at home if you’re sick.
  • If you feel sick and have any of these symptoms, fever, cough, trouble breathing, please contact our office at (509)758-8811 to cancel your appointment.
  • If you have been in contact with anyone diagnosed with, or potentially exposed to COVID – 19, please contact our office at (509)758-8811 to cancel your appointment.
  • Wash your hands often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • If you have any serious symptoms like trouble breathing, dial 9-1-1 to reach local emergency services.
  • For additional information, we recommend visiting the CDC Website, the Washington State Department of Health website.

Things to expect at your visit to our clinic:

  • Don’t be too early: Please help minimize the amount of traffic in our waiting rooms. If you’re earlier than 15 min. for your appointment please wait outside in your vehicle.
  • Face coverings are No longer required.
  • Social distancing: Please do not arrive too early for your appointment in order to keep waiting rooms clear.
  • Screening: Any person entering the building at the main entrance will be screened to ensure you can safely proceed with your visit.

Do you have any questions or need more information?