COVID-19 Screening and Consent

This patient disclosure form seeks information from you that we must consider before making treatment decisions in the circumstance of the COVID‐ 19 virus.

A weakened or compromised immune system (including, but not limited to, conditions like diabetes, asthma, COPD, cancer treatment, radiation, chemotherapy, and any prior or current disease or medical condition), can put you at greater risk for contracting COVID‐ 19. Please disclose to us any condition that compromises your immune system and understand that we may ask you to consider rescheduling treatment after discussing any such conditions with us.

It is also important that you disclose to this office any indication of having been exposed to COVID‐ 19, or whether you have experienced any signs or symptoms associated with the COVID‐ 19 virus.





Do you have a fever or above normal temperature? 



Have you experienced shortness of breath or had trouble breathing?



Do you have a dry cough?



Do you have a runny nose?



Have you recently lost or had a reduction in your sense of smell?



Do you have a sore throat?



Do you have chills?



Do you have repeated shaking with chills?



Do you have muscle pain?



Do you have a headache? 



Have you been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID‐ 19?



Have you tested positive for COVID‐ 19?



Have you been tested for COVID‐ 19 and are awaiting results?



Have you traveled outside New York in the past 14 days?






Treatment Consent: Please be assured that our office has always met or exceeded the requirements of sterilization and infection contol from the CDC and OSHA, and will continue to do so. However it is possible to contract the COVID-19 virus (or any other communicable disease) in any public space.  Our office has added a number of new technologies and techniques in effort to enhance our level of safety and further limit the risks that come with any business being open.  However due to the nature of orthodontic treatment a six foot distance between staff/doctors and patients is not achievable during in office or non-virtual appointments. Please note we are taking every precaution possible in order to keep our patients and staff safe and healthy. Clicking "yes" to the following question indicates that the risks involved in  making and keeping an appointment are understood and accepted, as well as consent is given fore treatment to be provided by Dr. Mita Parikh and her staff. 


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Patient/Responsible Party Signature​

 
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