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Jacksonville 800.237.3846
Daytona Beach 800.555.6590
Lake Mary 877.357.3846

Our regular office hours are:
Monday - Friday 8AM to 5PM.

COVID-19

Florida Retina Institute Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response and Action Plan

At Florida Retina Institute, we value the health and well-being of our patients and employees. Together we can affect change and prevent this disease from spreading.

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, it is imperative we take the necessary steps to prevent the spread of the virus by implementing precautions as advised by the CDC. handwashing

  • All Doctors and staff will be wearing PPE (personal protective equipment).
  • Hand Hygiene – The most common transmission vector are hands.
  • Florida Retina Institute staff is required to wash their hands before and after each patient. Technicians will also sanitize equipment before and after each patient.
  • Florida Retina Institute will be wiping down all commonly used surfaces and areas throughout the day.

Upon your arrival, you will be screened at check-in for the following:

  • Fever (>100.4F), dry cough, sore throat or shortness of breath.
  • Recent travel (within 30 days or less) from high risk areas which include Asia, Middle East, Europe, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Miami Florida, Detroit Michigan, New Orleans area, California, Washington State or cruise ship.
  • Recent hospitalization within the last 30 days.
Affirmative answer(s) above will require notification of a Supervisor or Doctor.

Implementing social distancing by:

  • We will be limiting the number of patient family members and/or visitors in our clinic offices. Family members/visitors may be asked to wait in their respective vehicles.
  • We will be seating patients and/or visitors with at least six feet of separation.

COVID-19 Signs and Symptoms

According to the CDC, the most common signs or symptoms are fever >100.4F, dry cough, sore throat and shortness of breath.

how to cough or sneeze correctly

Please know how to sneeze and cough. Coronavirus can be spread by small water droplets when sneezing or coughing.
Cough or sneeze into your elbow or use a tissue. If using a tissue, please sanitize your hands immediately after.

For additional questions about the CDC and Health Dept guidelines, please visit the CDC Coronavirus FAQs at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html and the State of Florida COVID-19 websites.


If you have any questions or concerns about your upcoming appointment, please do not hesitate to call our office and speak with one of our staff members.