To Our Valued Patients:
Our primary goal and objective is always your health and safety during your visits here in our office and surgical facility.
We endeavor to meet our objective by consistently maintaining strict compliance with the nation’s premier outpatient governing body, the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (“AAAASF”). Please note that such active accreditation by AAAASF has always been in place for you in our office and associated surgical facility. In addition, the State of WA Department of Health continues to acknowledge our office as a fully licensed and compliant outpatient surgicenter.
In accordance with the standards and recommendations of other institutional bodies including the CDC, we are vigilant with practice policies & safeguards designed to enhance your safety and reduce your risk while here in our office. As you know our office is designed with the ability to offer and practice appropriate social distancing with & for you. We have increased hand sanitizing opportunities for you in the office, and we are performing surface cleaning and wiping at an increased frequency. Members of our staff who may feel ill will be assessed and directed to remain at home.
We are also asking that you assist us in helping keep you safe. We are now postponing office visits for patients that are considered to be at elevated risk including those who have experienced recent cough, fever, or shortness of breath. We request that those of you who have recently traveled out of the country postpone your in-office appointments. In an attempt to convenience you and meet your consultative requests we may be able to offer advisory telemedicine interaction and dialogues.
Please allow us to answer any questions or inquiries that you have regarding your time here in our office. We shall continue to provide you with updates and status changes as they become available.
We continue to extend our safety and well-being commitment to you … and we sincerely appreciate your commitment to us.
Drs. Kierney & Chung