*Updates on Covid 19, 10/04/2020:
1-The situation in Killeen/Copperas Cove/Harker Heights/Bell County is not as bad as it is in the surrounding big cities however the rate has been rising. We have to continue to be very cautious and take serious precautions. We advise our patients and families to continue to get local advice. Professional information also can be obtained from the CDC site: cdc.gov/coronavirus)
2-The clinic continues to update measures of screening, testing and protection as we go. We screen every patient and family when making an appointment and at the font desk. High risk patients will be diverted and tested for Covid 19 at the very beginning so that other patients are not exposed.
3-All children four years and up and and all family members are required to put on masks.
4-Testing will provided to the appropriate patients in a protective manner. We now have rapid PCR testing for Covid 19.
5-A telemedicine visit can be scheduled for our pediatric patients who are at risk for Coid 19 infection or exposure. Further action can be decided after the visit.
6-We are asking that families bring one patient at a time with one parent (one on one) to cut down on exposure.
7-As of 3/26/2020, we started telemedicine visits. We hope this will help provide better care in these hard times. These visits are helpful for patients with many conditions such as: cold symptoms, rashes, refills, asthma and ADHD follow ups, constipation, formula changes, etc., and of course Covid 19 issues.
8-. As of now , we are keeping the Saturday clinic (in the Killeen location)
9-We might change any of the above policies without notice. We are updating our procedures on a daily basis.
10-Now that we have the Rapid Covid 19 PCR testing, we will able to help evaluate fast all our patients with Covid 10 issues such as those with symptoms who need to be diagnosed or those who need to go back to school or day care. We can test patients from newborns to 22 years.