Welcome to Manotick Medical Centre

*** NOTICE ALERT —   CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) SCREENING UPDATED – MARCH 20, 2020

The Manotick Medical Centre continues to respond to developments of COVID-19 and we are taking measures to protect our patients, staff, physicians and our community. As the situation is rapidly changing, our policies and booking guidelines have been evolving to keep in line with current recommendations by the Ministry of Health and Ottawa Public Health.

The Manotick Medical Centre team is following the advice of Public Health Ontario to try to limit potential virus exposure of patients within the office, especially those with conditions that put them at high risk. As a result, in person clinic visits continue to be postponed therefore your appointment may be cancelled, rescheduled or changed to a phone appointment to help minimize potential spread of infection.


PLEASE **DO NOT** COME TO THE CLINIC WITHOUT CALLING FIRST!

Telephone visits have been recommended for certain visit types which do not require significant physical assessments. ​You will be notified if your scheduled office visit will be transitioned to a telephone visit.  Following the telephone visit, an in office assessment may be requested if deemed necessary by the Family Doctor, like, prenatal, new baby visits, well baby immunization appointments.

HOW WILL PHONE APPOINTMENTS WORK?

If you call for an appointment our reception staff may indicate that a telephone visit is appropriate. If you have previously booked an office appointment you may receive a phone call to transition to a telephone visit. Your telephone number will be confirmed for the appointment time.

HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE TELEPHONE VISIT?

  • Be available for your scheduled appointment time which will normally be a window of a start and end time as we are experiencing a high volume of patient calls;
  • Your appointment call may come in as a blocked number call. Please ensure the ringer is turned on your phone and it is turned to the on position;
  • Have your full medication list prepared;
  • Make a list of any required medication refills prior to the visit along with your pharmacy information;
  • If you take blood pressure medication, have diabetes, or heart disease, please obtain home blood pressure readings prior to the visit.  We recommend the standardized home assessment be performed; For instructions, CLICK HERE
  • If you are treated for a mood disorder (anxiety or depression), please complete the QUESTIONNAIRE prior to your appointment and be ready to discuss the questions.

FOLLOWING THE VISIT?

  • Any prescriptions renewals, labs, or imaging requisitions or referrals will be sent electronically by your medical provider.
  • We will arrange appropriate reassessment visits following the telephone visit. This may be your routine future visitor or any required additional assessment.

HOW LONG WILL THIS NEW PROCESS LAST?

The length of the infection precautions is unknown at this time. As the situation evolves we will keep you updated with any changes. Please visit our website for further updates and changes – www.manotickmedicalcentre.com

Should you need to drop off any documentation, records, forms, etc. it is requested you send by mail, Canada Post, forward to the clinic by fax @ 613-692-0271, or, you may opt to place a sealed envelope with contents under the glass door (a secured area) at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor at our location.

If you think you have 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use the self-assessment tool (no need to call) provided by Public Health to help determine if you need to seek further care. Please review CAREFULLY before considering calling Ottawa Public Health (OPH) or seeking healthcare.

 

CLICK HERE FOR —  Covid-19-Self-Assessment-Tool – Public Health 

PUBLIC HEALTH SELF ISOLATION GUIDELINES:    CLICK HERE

SHOULD YOU BE APPROVED BY THE MMC TEAM TO COME TO THE CLINIC IN PERSON:

  • you will be questioned when you arrive;
  • you will be given a surgical mask if you deemed to need one by staff (contingent on limited supplies as some have been stolen);
  • try and stay 2 m (6ft) away from other people;
  • do not touch any surfaces.

GENERAL PRECAUTIONS:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer;
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just washed your hands;
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand.  Also, make sure to wash your hands afterward;
  • Avoid visiting people in hospitals or long-term care centres especially if you are sick;
  • Stay informed by utilizing the below links;
  • Get your flu shot if you haven’t already.

For employees, if your employer requires a sick note please send them this letter from Ottawa Public Health

 For more information about COVID-19 click on the links below:

We thank you for your continued patience and cooperation in these challenging times.

 

 

We are NOT accepting new patients at this time. 

 

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