COVID-19 Precautions

For Our Patients & Employees

In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 here in our offices, The Winkley Company has enacted the following measures for our team and patient care, company-wide:

Scheduling:

  • Clinicians will only see one patient at a time – No Double Booking

  • Schedule patients with a time buffer to prevent overlap in care

  • Patients will be roomed immediately

  • Patients must not arrive early

  • Limited lobby seating to ensure social distancing

All Patients:

  • Patients will be requested to wear a face mask 

  • Only 1 guest will be allowed in the room with the patient

  • When appropriate – curbside service can be provided

  • Follow social distancing when arriving and leaving

Common Office Measures:

  • Increased cleaning/sanitizing of all touch surfaces – at least hourly sanitizing

  • In patient care rooms, all touch surfaces will be cleaned between each patient

  • All magazines, catalogs, collateral materials are removed from lobby/patient rooms

Front Office Staff:

  • Front office employees can only use the phone/keyboard at their stations

  • All workstations and phones are sanitized as employee leaves for lunch and end of day

  • Front office staff must wash their hands when entering and leaving their work stations

  • Front office equipment will be sanitized hourly throughout the day – copier/printer

Lab/Technicians:

  • Wipe down communal equipment after use (carvers, riveting bench, etc)

  • Wear face masks if not vaccinated

  • Any device that comes in will be sprayed and wiped down when it comes in and before it goes back out, all new items cleaned and bagged

Clinicians/Office Staff:

  • Wear face masks for patient care/contact

  • Patient care staff has reinforced hand washing and proper glove usage

  • Patient care staff laptops are sanitized at lunch and end of day, tablets sanitized between each patient

All Staff:

  • Personal electronics are sanitized at the end of each day

  • Wipe down table and chair in lunch room before and after eating

  • Tables/chairs reduced to increase space between employees

  • Follow social distancing guidelines between all employees

  • Wear face masks if unvaccinated

  • Continued education as new information is available on best practices