Dear patients,

Central Connecticut Dermatology remains committed to protecting the health of our patients and the community. Due to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have implemented the following policies:

· If you have a fever or cough, or have recently been in contact with someone who has a fever or cough, please reschedule your appointment by calling 860-322-2222.

· To protect patients, families and staff, we are limiting the number of people in our building. In most cases, only the patient will be allowed inside unless absolutely necessary (e.g. to accompany minors or patients with disabilities).

Our clinic is taking precautions to protect against the spread of the virus, including asking anyone entering the building to sanitize their hands. We have always wiped down rooms with antiseptic between patient visits, and this practice will continue. Additionally, our teledermatology platform that was previously in development is now being fast-tracked – our goal is to offer teledermatology appointments within the next 1 week. Our doctors are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation carefully. Please visit our Facebook Page or call 860-322-2222 for real-time updates.

Thank you,

Amy Y. Chen, MD, FAAD

Justin Finch, MD, FAAD

Hanspaul Makkar, MD, FAAD

Michael Payette, MD, MBA, FAAD

Mona Shahriari, MD, FAAD

Bruce Strober, MD, PhD, FAAD

James Whalen, MD, FAAD