It’s best to call your doctor’s office to find out. Putting your health needs on hold can cause bigger problems later. Many doctors are now offering phone and video visits, or virtual visits, in place of in-office visits.
If an in-person visit is needed, follow public health advice about physical distancing and hand hygiene. Doctors are following public health advice to minimize the risk of COVID-19 in their office and keep you safe.
Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s Chief Provincial Public Health Officer, has advised Manitobans to continue seeking care. “I want to ensure that individuals keep in touch with their health care providers and ensure they are on top of their current medical conditions,” Dr. Roussin said in a recent public health address, “Many visits can be done virtually.”