COVID-19 Screening Notice

In order to protect our patients and staff, people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 are not permitted to enter The Orthopaedic Center (TOC). If you have any of the following, please refrain from entering any TOC facility:

  • If you are COVID-19 positive
  • Suspected of being COVID-19 positive
  • Had recent loss of taste and/or smell
  • Fever greater than 100.4 °F
  • New unexplained cough associated with shortness of breath

By entering a TOC facility you attest that you do not have any of the above, and are COVID-19 free.

This policy is applicable to any and all persons entering any TOC facility. If you meet any of the above criteria, please call (256) 539-2728 to reschedule your appointment or to schedule a Telehealth appointment option.

While inside TOC facilities we ask that all patients and visitors strictly follow the safety recommendations below:

  • Maintain six feet of separation from persons of different households.
  • Lobbies/waiting rooms/clinical areas are limited to “patient only” unless they are accompanying a patient who is a minor, someone needing mobility assistance, a caregiver, or have prior approval from the physician.
  • Face masks are strongly encouraged while in a TOC facility.