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2636 W. Walnut St., Ste. 200 Garland, Texas 75042
972-485-0700

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Author: jdeshaw

Practice Open – New Protocol

Dear Walnut Vision Patients,

We are happy to announce that we will be returning to regular hours on May 11th!

Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe. Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Optometric Association (AOA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:

  • When you arrive for your appointment, please stay in your car, and call the office 972-485-0700. Your appointment will begin in your car with a covid screening and patient history. We will take your temperature when you enter.
  • We are requiring everyone entering our clinics to wear some type of facial covering such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or handkerchief.
  • We have hand sanitizer that we will ask you to use when you enter the office. You will also find some in the reception area and other places in the office for you to use as needed.
  • Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you.
  • All office staff with patient contact will be required to wear a mask at all times.

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice. To make an appointment, please call our office at 972-485-0700.

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends.

Sincerely,

Dr. Jonathan DeShaw