Our top priority is Patient Safety
As an accredited healthcare provider, we are committed to maintaining the highest standard of cardiac care. In our ongoing effort to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all, we’ve introduced a number of health and safety measures to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
We continue to encourage patients and staff to follow recommended health and safety measures (see Public Health Ontario recommendations here).
As of June 11, 2022, in accordance with the guidelines set by Public Health Ontario and the Ministry of Health, we are no longer required to screen patients prior to their appointment or upon arrival to the clinic.
We encourage you to:
- Self-screen prior to your appointment. If a patient arrives with respiratory symptoms, they will be asked to wear a mask.
- Reschedule your appointment if you are experiencing any cold or ﬂu-like symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath and/or fever.
Infection Prevention & Control
Here at Windsor Cardiac Centre, we rely on evidence-based practices and procedures to help prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority.
- Cleaning & Disinfection: Our entire office is cleaned and disinfected throughout the day as an ongoing normal business practice. Rooms are wiped down and all instruments are sterilized between each appointment. All high touch surfaces are routinely cleaned with disinfectant wipes throughout the day.
- Hand Hygiene: We encourage each patient, upon entry and before leaving, to use the provided hand sanitizer. Staff are required to exercise proper hand hygiene. We conduct hand washing audits on a monthly basis and monitor compliance regularly. Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout our clinic for both patients and staff use.
- Physical Distancing: We encourage patients and staff to maintain physical distancing as much as possible. Waiting areas are set up to promote physical distancing. Plastic barriers are placed where appropriate. Cardiology consultations and follow-up appointments are available by telephone to further encourage physical distancing and reduce the need for in-person appointments.