COVID-19 UPDATE

Update June 15th: We are excited to be seeing the impact of vaccines and efforts to improve the pandemic. However, being a healthcare facility and provider of individuals who may not be able to receive the vaccine due to health-related issues, we will continue to require masks for our staff and patients in the clinic, regardless of vaccine status. Thank you for helping us keep all of our patients safe!

We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy in this time of crisis. As you know, this has been a difficult time for our community.  It is important to continue following government protocols going forward in order to avoid an increase in cases. 

All of our staff are vaccinated and ready to serve you safely. 

Peak Physical Therapy has continued to followed strict protocol to decrease the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the clinic.

    Who is At Risk (per CDC guidelines)?

    • Older adults over 65 years old.
    • People with respiratory problems or immunological complications.
    • People with serious underlying medical conditions.

    What is Peak doing for in person visits?

    1. Our physical therapists will be working to stagger our patients schedules to minimize peak times.
    2. We will be limiting the total number of people in the clinic, including all staff and clients.
    3. We will do our best to maintain 6 foot distance from others in the clinic. 
    4. There will be a screening in procedure in place prior to your appointment:  (1) Taking your temperature to screen for fever and measuring oxygen saturation. Temperatures registered over 98.9 F or low oxygen saturation levels will be refused service, referred to a medical care provider, and rescheduled. (2) A screening questionnaire to verify you have not been exposed to and do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19.
    5. Every person entering the clinic will immediately sanitize or wash their hands.
    6. Your physical therapist will wear a mask during entire treatment.
    7. In order to limit unnecessary contact, we will limit in-person payments and will mail you a bill instead. We are able to take payments over the phone during office hours.
    8. Cleaning Schedule. We have been and will continue to use CDC approved disinfecting solutions to clean all surfaces. In addition, the entire clinic will be cleaned regularly throughout the day, at least 3 times a day.

    What you can do for us and your community:

    1. Before you come to the clinic, be sure you do not have a fever or any symptoms related to COVID-19. Please also be sure you have not come into contact with anyone or anything which may be infected.
    2. If you are early, please stay in your car until your appointment time.
    3. When you come in, please immediately sanitize or wash your hands before touching anything. Please then proceed to a treatment area designated by your physical therapist.
    4. Refrain from physical contact as much as possible. Please do not hug or shake hands.
    5. Please wear a mask and gloves if you are able to. These are in short supply, even for medical care providers, so we understand if you are unable to obtain them. We will have gloves available but our supply is limited.
    6. Families. We understand that some clients may be used to having family come along with them to their visits. We ask that only those who are essential (ie caregivers) to your success and recovery accompany you to your appointment.  Minors (under 18 years old) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
    7. If you are considered high risk, or are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, we ask that you please consider using our other alternatives of continuing care such as telehealth, email, or phone call.
    8. Alert Peak Physical Therapy ASAP if you have been in the clinic recently and are exposed to, are experiencing symptoms of, or are diagnosed with COVID-19. 

    We are pleased to announce the following additional service:

    1. Telehealth: We are now offering telehealth services to those who wish to partake. These will be 30 minute virtual visits performed over a HIPAA compliant audio/video platform. Through this service, we will be able to answer in-depth questions, review/progress your exercises, and manage your care while in the safety of your home. If interested, please call/email us to verify insurance benefits and your physical therapist will provide more details.

    As you know, the situation is constantly evolving and we are constantly staying updated about local and national health. Recommendations and guidelines will change. Please be ready for all of this information to change. Keep up with your phone and emails for updates from Peak. We will update and notify you as soon as something changes.

     

    Stay safe, be well.

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