Preprocedure Covid testing

Protocol for Covid testing prior to endoscopy procedures

Covid testing:

Between 4 and 5 days prior to the day of your scheduled procedure you must go for Covid testing.

If the Covid test is not performed-your procedure will be canceled.

Quarantine:

You are requested to observe particularly careful social distancing after your Covid-19 screening test.

- If you need to leave your home you must wear a facemask.

- Please practice social distancing in your household.

- Please wash your hands frequently.

- Please disinfect physical surfaces that are touched frequently. Please no sharing of personal items such as soap, comb or dishes.

Procedure day

Day of testing – week prior

Monday

   Wednesday/ Thursday

Tuesday   

   Thursday/ Friday

Wednesday

    Friday/ Saturday

Thursday

   Saturday/ Sunday

Friday

   Sunday/ Monday

Saturday

   Monday/ Tuesday

Sunday

   Tuesday/ Wednesday

 

Testing locations:

Procedures performed at North Jersey Gastroenterology Center and Wayne Surgical Center:

New Jersey Doctors Urgent Care

620 Route 23 N.

Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444

Telephone number (973) 530-4362

Hours of operation:

Monday-Friday: 8 AM-7:30 PM

Saturday/Sunday: 9 AM-5 PM

Procedures performed at Chilton Memorial Hospital:

The Hospital Access Center will call you to schedule Covid testing at the time they call you to schedule the procedure.