Preprocedure Covid testing

Protocol for Covid testing prior to endoscopy procedures

Covid testing:

If you are fully vaccinated we require a copy of your updated vaccination status prior to the procedure date.

If you are not vaccinated we require a negative PCR test prior to the procedure based upon the following schedule:

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 or we do not haveDocumentation of your vaccination status your procedure will be canceled.

 

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.