Coronavirus (COVID-19) nJoy Vision Update

Microscopic model of the Covid-19 virus to illustrate nJoy Vision's coronavirus response plan.

This is an evolving situation as new information about Covid-19 (coronavirus) becomes available. As necessary, we will update this page to reflect the latest details regarding nJoy Vision’s policies, appointments, and procedures.

MOST RECENT UPDATE
3-26-20

Hello, nJoy Vision Family of Patients, Doctors, and Friends.

We would like to take the opportunity to say THANK YOU.

Our method of serving you has changed drastically in the recent weeks. We appreciate all the kindness, patience and understanding each of you has shown us. We appreciate it more than you can ever know!

As we continue to navigate this pandemic, please know that we are still HERE to take care of you. Please note the following information regarding our current procedures:

Emergencies:

  • If you are having an eye surgery-related eye urgency or emergency, our staff and doctors will continue to be available for you. Please contact us at 405-842-6060 option 0.

Patient Appointments:

  • As recommended by the CDC, all annual exams or routine follow-ups are suspended and will be rescheduled.

For all other scheduled visits:

  • Please come alone to your appointment, unless special needs require a person to accompany you into the clinic. If someone is needed to drive you, we kindly ask them to stay outside of the clinic and remain in the car.
  • We are happy to see you at your appointed times. If you are concerned about coming in, please contact us and we will discuss options with you. Post-op surgical care is important, and we want to ensure you are healing adequately.

We will continue to keep you updated via email, social media, and our website should the status of our office change in the future.

Please contact our office at 405-842-6060 and choose option 0 at the prompt if you have any questions, concerns or need to reschedule your upcoming appointment.

Please stay healthy, stay safe, and enjoy time with your family. Again, we appreciate your patience and opportunity to serve and work with you. Together we will get through this!

– nJoy Vision

More Information on COVID-19

The Coronavirus virus is named “SARS-CoV-2”. The disease is named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19).

The virus spreads mainly from person-to-person contact between people who are in close contact with one another (within 6 feet). It spreads through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Fever, Cough, and Shortness of Breath may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

The following are steps you can take to minimize your exposure to the virus.

Prevention:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If no tissue, cough or sneeze in your arm/sleeve.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDCʼs recommendation for using a face mask.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • When you use a public bathroom, use a tissue or wipe to open and close doors, pump soap, and turn the faucet on and off.

Treatment:

  • There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19.
  • People with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to support vital organ functions.
  • People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.

For general questions about COVID-19, please reach out to your primary care provider or visit the CDC website.

Patients with symptoms can call the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s coronavirus hotline at 877-215- 8336.

Please protect yourself as best possible and use best mitigation practices. Thank you for your cooperation and support during this time. We can all get through this by working together!

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