Siskin Children's Institute Announces Plan For Services During Continued COVID-19 Concerns

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Siskin Children's Institute announces The Early Learning Center will continue to be closed for business through Friday May 29.
 
The Center for Developmental Pediatrics will begin offering limited in-person appointments beginning Monday, June 1. 
 
Officials said, "Institute leadership, with the guidance of our medical and therapy teams is developing a plan to transition to in-person medical and therapy services in the coming weeks. We will implement precautionary/sanitation protocols, staff training and patient traffic flow measures to protect our patients, families and staff.

"This will be a multi-phased approach to mitigate risks associated with COVID-19. Phase one of this plan will be announced in the coming weeks. We will continue to provide medical and therapy services, including applied behavior analysis and home and community-based early intervention therapy, via tele-health during this time. For more information regarding our services or for additional resources to support your family please visit our website, follow us on social media, or review our blog."


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