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Attention Virginia Cancer Specialists Patients: There is a system outage and certain functions, such as scheduling, may not be available today. We will call patients to schedule any upcoming appointments when the system is back online. Our clinics remain open and previously scheduled appointments will continue as planned. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Virginia Cancer Specialists is Helping to Keep You Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virginia Cancer Specialists Practice Blog

May 18, 2020
Virginia Cancer Specialists » VCS Practice News » Blog Post » Virginia Cancer Specialists is Helping to Keep You Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A safety message for our patients:

Our offices remain open to you for your cancer care. We have rigorous measures in place to ensure your safety in our offices to include the following:

  • Pre-screening all patients for COVID-19 symptoms by phone.
  • Routine temperature checks for all staff.
  • Requirement: all staff to wear masks.
  • Requirement: all patients and caregivers wear facemasks – a complementary mask will be provided, if needed upon arrival.
  • Restricting visitors to our practice.
  • Day-porter and deep cleaning services.
  • Each exam room and infusion area is disinfected before and after every patient encounter.
  • Social distancing instituted throughout the practice.
  • Plexiglass dividers at front desk to protect patients and staff.
  • Hand sanitizer located at all entrances.
  • Magazines have been removed from waiting rooms as they are difficult to disinfect.
  • Scheduling patients to allow for optimal social distancing.
  • Dedicated isolation rooms.
  • Telemedicine visits are encouraged when applicable to minimize pt exposure in offices.