Story by: Norton Healthcare on June 1, 2020
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You’ve finished your health care provider visit, stepped off the exam table and left the practice. Behind you, office staff is using heavy-duty germicidal solutions and wiping down to get ready for the next patient.
While telehealth has created a popular way to get medical care from your primary care or urgent care provider, there are times when there’s no substitute for an in-person office visit.
Norton Healthcare primary care offices, Norton Immediate Care Centers and Norton Prompt Care at Walgreens locations are open during their normal hours and ready to address your health care needs in the safest way possible.
Norton Healthcare provider offices will continue our already strict decontamination processes. Our locations clean between each patient with disinfectant rated to kill the coronavirus.
Hospital-grade germicidal bleach and alcohol wipes can kill germs within a minute of application — that’s faster than supermarket wipes. Plus, our providers have the supplies they need on hand to carry out the cleanings between patients, and they closely monitor inventory of equipment daily. COVID-19 patients and those suspected of having the virus are treated in separate areas.
Our checklist for disinfecting exam rooms between patients includes:
At Norton Healthcare, we’re committed to providing same-day care, close to home.
As part of our effort to keep you and others safer, we’ve implemented the following practices for office visits and medical center appointments.
Norton Telehealth now has expanded offerings, and many appointments qualify for a telehealth visit. In addition to around-the-clock Norton eCare appointments for minor illnesses, you can schedule a telehealth appointment with your primary care or specialist provider. Visits are secure and billable to most insurance plans. If you aren’t sure you need an in-person visit, contact your provider about using Norton Telehealth.
Select an appointment date and time from available spots listed below.