COVID-19 UPDATE CENTER FOR BOSTON IVF PATIENTS

COVID-19 Health and Safety

Home COVID-19 UPDATES FOR PATIENTS COVID-19 Health and Safety

Boston IVF takes the health and safety of our patients and staff seriously. To that end, we continue to monitor and adjust our safety guidelines based on state regulations. 

Below is an updated list of protocols now in place to protect our patients and team.

Patient screening

Boston IVF performs daily, in-person temperature and symptom screenings at the front entryway to all patients before entering our center.

Effective June 1, 2021 – there will be no restrictions on partners or support persons for visits at Boston IVF. Partners and support person will undergo screening and be required to wear masks while accompanying a patient.

All patients, Boston IVF team members and any visitor must continue to wear a face covering or personal mask at all times. 

CLEANING & DISINFECTING

Boston IVF has increased the frequency of its daily cleaning, with particular attention geared towards the disinfection of high-contact areas.

Each phlebotomy and ultrasound station is wiped down after each patient. Additionally, all offices, exam rooms, equipment, waiting rooms, and bathrooms are cleaned with CDC-approved disinfecting products.

waiting rooms

All Boston IVF waiting rooms have been strategically redesigned to maintain 6-foot distances between chairs.

MASK POLICY

All patients, Boston IVF team members, and any visitor must wear a simple cloth face covering or personal mask at all times. 

A mask will be provided to you if one is needed.

This policy is in place to protect yourself, your fellow patients, and our staff.

VISITOR POLICY

Effective June 1, 2021 – there will be no restrictions on partners or support persons for visits at Boston IVF. Partners and support person will undergo screening and be required to wear masks while accompanying a patient.

All patients, Boston IVF team members and any visitor must continue to wear a face covering or personal mask at all times. 

For their own protection, we continue to not allow children in the building at this time.

hand-washing stations

Frequent hand-washing is one of the best defenses against the COVID-19 virus.

Boston IVF provides accessible hand-hygiene stations throughout our fertility center to ensure patients and staff take the proper precautions to stay safe and healthy.

splashguards

We have installed transparent plexiglass barriers to give our patients and staff added protection and enhanced distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

telehealth appointment

Boston IVF continues to offer the use of phone or video conferencing in lieu of in-person visits.

Our team of fertility doctors can fully mimic an in-person consult via phone & video without any loss in education or planning for next-steps in care.

Industry Leadership

Boston IVF reproductive endocrinologist Alan Penzias, MD is also a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s COVID-19 Task Force – where he helps to create important COVID-19 treatment guidelines for IVF clinics nationwide.

Thanks to the expertise of Dr. Penzias – Boston IVF patients can remain confident they are receiving the safest care possible during the pandemic.

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We look forward to speaking with you, and will be in touch as soon as possible!

 

 

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