10 June 2020
HealthDay Reports: Pandemic Is Changing Your Next Doc Appointment
The pandemic is changing your next doctor visit — here's what some offices and clinics are doing.
Pandemic Is Changing Your Next Doc Appointment
WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many doctors' offices and clinics have made changes to protect patients, care providers and staff.
As an example, here's what's being done at Penn State Health.
"When our patients first call to schedule an appointment at any of our offices, outpatient clinics or centers, they'll be screened for COVID-19," said Dr. Matthew Silvis. He's vice chair of clinical operations in the family and community medicine department at the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Penn.