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COVID-19 Information


Dr. R. J. Tripp

Hampton Park Plaza | 202-1419 Carling Avenue | Ottawa | Ontario | K1Z 7L6

Telephone (613) 759-4939 | Fax (613) 759-4957




NO appointments for patients:

  • Who are showing signs and symptoms of COVID-19
  • Who have come into contact with anyone suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19
  • Who have travelled outside of the country unless they have quarantined for 14 days upon return

- Anyone over the age of 2 years in the clinic must wear a mask at all times that covers the nose, mouth and chin.

- All patients entering the clinic must use the hand sanitizer provided from the automatic dispenser at reception, complete a screening questionnaire and have their temperature recorded.

- Only the patient requiring services is allowed inside the office unless a parent/guardian or companion is required.  The parent/guardian or companion must also complete a screening questionnaire and have their temperature recorded.

- Physical distancing must be respected inside the office. 

Optometrists and Staff:

- Must not work while experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19.  

- Must wear PPE covering nose, mouth and eyes at all times when interacting with patients.

- Must wash hands before and after every patient interaction.

- Sneeze guards have been installed at reception and interacting counters.

- Slit lamp shields have been installed between the patient and optometrist.

- Every instrument, device and appliance that a patient comes into contact with must be sanitized before use with the next patient.

- Direct delivery to patients for contact lens orders is to be the priority.  

Areas designated for public use are cleaned with a detergent (waiting room chairs, counters, doors, etc.) 

Areas involving clinical procedures (exam rooms and diagnostic areas, tools, instruments) are sanitized with alcohol wipes (70-99% isopropyl alcohol), Lysol wipes (phenolics) and/or 3% hydrogen peroxide.

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