In order to protect the health of our patients and staff, please call to reschedule your appointment if you have or suspect you have a fever, cough, or respiratory illness.
At Sutton Dermatology and Aesthetic it is our priority to provide our patients with ongoing care and support during this difficult time.
Please read below, if you have an appointment as our office policy has changed to address “social distancing due to the coronavirus”
- If you have any signs and symptoms of respiratory infections, such as fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, please cancel your appointment and notify your family doctor.
- If you have traveled to high risk areas or internationally in the last three weeks, please reschedule your appointment.
- If you have come into close contact with anyone who has a laboratory confirmed COVID 19 within the last 14 days, please reschedule your appointment.
- If any member of your household come into close contact with anyone who has laboratory confirmed Covid- 19 within the last 14 days, please reschedule your appointment.
- All patients and visitors should be prepared to have temperature screening upon entrance to our building.
- All patients and visitors please enter through the door marked as “Enter Here”. All other public entrances will be locked.
- To protect staff and other patients, we ask that you avoid bringing any other family members or people to your appointment. If it’s necessary for someone to accompany you to your visit, please limit it to ONE person.
- Please note that during this time, patients might see a different provider other than who they were scheduled with.
- There will be no magazines or newspapers in the waiting room.
- We do recommend that patients keep their appointments for skin cancer surgery, open sores, rashes, infections or medicines that are being monitored such as accutane, Biologics and methotrexate.
- It is our policy for staff to wear protective glasses and masks and to incorporate hand sanitation.
More Information Regarding Cornavirus:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention
If you have been to a city, state or country where a community spread outbreak of the Coronavirus has been reported, please contact your medical provider. Visit www.cdc.gov periodically to stay up-to-date on Coronavirus information.
What you need to know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Coronavirus disease is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhun, China. It is currently spreading through many countries, including the United States. If you have been to a city, state or country where a community spread outbreak of the Coronavirus has been reported, please contact your medical provider.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of COVID-19 have been reported from mild to severe illness and may appear 2-14 days after exposure has occurred. You can help stop the spread of this disease by knowing the signs and symptoms.
- New onset of Shortness of Breath
How is it spread?
The virus is mainly thought to be spread from person to person:
- Between people who are in close contact with one another
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes
- Possibly through touching a surface or object that has been touched by an infected person
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid exposure to the virus. The CDC recommends these everyday preventative actions:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw that away
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Stay home when you are sick
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces