At the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, the safety of our patients, faculty, staff, students, and visitors is our utmost priority. As such, at this time we are only accepting current patients with urgent care needs. Additionally, we are limiting patients to one accompanying individual and have established specific COVID-19 screening measures.
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The safety of our patients, faculty, staff, students and visitors is our utmost priority. As such, we have established specific COVID-19 screening measures and are continuing to follow stringent infection prevention protocols. We ask all patient and visitors to notify us in advance if they feel they are at risk for COVID-19, and to take preventative measures for the safety of themselves, and others.
If you have flu-like symptoms such as a cough or fever, newly developed shortness of breath, or if you have recently traveled to an area with confirmed COVID-19 cases or been in contact with someone who has traveled or contracted the virus, please call us at 716-239-4801 to reschedule your appointment.
As a safety measure to our students, staff and other patients, we are unable to treat patients who present with any of these symptoms and we require a two-week waiting period for an appointment if you have traveled to an impacted area or have been in contact with someone with laboratory confirmed COVID-19.
Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. These symptoms may be similar to the flu or the common cold. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia and other complications, especially in infants, older individuals and those with underlying health conditions.
Please review the CDC website for the latest travel advisories when considering travel for yourself or your family. Also, remember that your best defense to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 is to follow good prevention practices: