As a primary healthcare provider, Southbridge Medical Clinic is a higher risk place of exposure to respiratory illness and other communicable diseases. For this reason, appropriate safeguards have been put in place for the ongoing protection of staff, patients and our community from the spread of COVID-19. All visitors to the clinic must adhere to the following guidelines:
- Wear a mask
- Sanitize your hands upon entry
- Social distance 6ft or 2m
- Only sit next to members of your own household
Do not come into the clinic if you have Covid-19 symptoms. Click here for a current list of Covid-19 screening questions.
WHEN CAN I COME INTO THE CLINIC FOR MY APPOINTMENT AFTER COVID-19?
If you have an upcoming in-person appointment and you have tested positive for Covid-19 or you have had Covid-19 symptoms you may need to reschedule your appointment.
If it has been 10 days or more since the onset of your symptoms AND you have not had a fever the past 24 hrs AND your symptoms are improving: you may come for your appointment. If you do not meet the above criteria please call the clinic to reschedule your appointment.
COVID-19 TESTING AT SOUTHBRIDGE MEDICAL CLINIC
Testing sites have now closed and the approach to Covid-19 testing has been updated. Clinics are now testing for the following two reasons:
- A preoperative PCR test 10 days prior to surgery with your family physician
- testing to determine if you are eligible for Covid-19 treatment
Please use the following links for more information on Covid-19 treatment eligibility, vaccine eligibility and isolation rules.
Click here for Covid-19 treatment eligibility criteria.
Click here for Covid-19 vaccine eligibility criteria.
Click here for Covid-19 isolation rules.
*** If you are experiencing covid-19 symptoms and have an appointment please call the clinic. You may be able to switch your appointment to a virtual appointment ***
Guidelines are being reviewed and updated regularly. Please check back for updated information prior to your visit.