COVID-19 Office Policies & Procedures

In these challenging times, we have been busy preparing for you!

You will notice some changes when you arrive for your next visit.

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Please be advised that we have developed policies and procedures to further ensure your safety and that of our team.  We are following the guidelines of the American Optometric Association, Connecticut Association of Optometrists, CDC and OSHA:

  1. All staff and patients must wear a mask at all time when in our office. If you have a mask at home (homemade cloth masks are fine) we ask that you use it.
  2. To maintain social distancing, we have to limit the number of patients entering our office. The front door will remain locked.  Effective immediately all patient visits at KEC will be scheduled at a specific time.  This includes eye exam, office visit, contact lens check, special testing, eyewear selection, dispensing and/or glasses pick up.
  3. Staff and patients are asked about relevant exposure and health information upon entry into the office and temperatures are being assessed.
  4. When you arrive for your appointment, please text us at (860) 615-3724 your name and we will begin the process of your check-in. Our waiting area is currently closed.  Remain in your car until one of our staff member give you further instructions.
  5. Our Optical is only limited to one patient/customer at a time. Please call our office to make an appointment.

We will get through this together.

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this time of uncertainty.  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things including the way we practice eye care, but one thing that has not changed is our commitment to helping our patients see their best.

— Drs. Boccuzzi, Stirba, Shepherd, and the entire KEC team

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