Bhatti GI Consultants remains open and is continuing to provide high-quality digestive care to patients who need it. Bhatti GI will be scheduling and reviewing all clinic visits as well as reviewing elective and non-elective procedures.
- Patients will be given instructions of waiting in a vehicle or leaving until the patient is ready to leave. We may do screening of patients before entry into facility by our staff for COVID-19 symptoms and or exposure.
- Telephone care is available to support social distancing recommendations. This includes appointments with our providers and nurses.
- Based on that phone visit, it is possible that patients may then be scheduled for in-person clinic visits, lab tests, and/or procedures.
- Bhatti GI will continue to conduct active health screening of all staff (e.g., providers, medical assistants, support staff, environmental services staff) at the beginning of each shift to assess for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, as recommended in CDC.
- Actively ill patients are not allowed in the facility.
- All Patients, and any accompanying visitors, should come to the facility wearing a cloth face covering or facemask.
- Mask are used by all center personnel.
- Appropriate spacing between intake and recovery beds.
- Appropriate spacing of waiting room chairs and plexiglass barriers are in place at check in.
- Accompanying visitors requested to wait in vehicles.
- Required masks for patients and visitors.
- Staggered procedure starts times.
- Individual workstations for center staff.
- Organization of workflow patterns and job descriptions to minimize cross-contamination.
Feel free to call us with any questions or to schedule your appointment today.
If you have any symptoms (cough, fever, and/or recent breathing difficulty) or have had close contact with an individual with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, please call us at (952) 368-3800 reschedule.
We continue to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with the safety of patients at the forefront. If you have COVID-19 questions or need to determine if testing should be administered, please call the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at 651-201-3920 or visit Minnesota Department of Health for more information. To learn more about the Coronavirus, please visit the CDC Website for additional resources.
Our providers are asking patients about symptoms such as fever, cough and/or respiratory difficulty and about recent travel in the last month. Our providers will be using guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to evaluate patients for COVID-19.