UPDATE: 3/27/2020

 

We will be re-opening our Katy location on Monday, March 30th. At this time, our Katy and Campbell locations will be operating shorter hours with limited staff, and will continue to see emergent appointments and post-operative appointments only. To ensure a safe visit, we will be pre-screening all patients for any symptoms of COVID-19 prior to your appointment.

 

We will continue to monitor and re-evaluate on a weekly basis, and notify patients of any changes to our schedules.

 

For any further questions, please contact us at (713) 365-9099.


The coronavirus disease outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation, and the leadership team at Whitsett Vision Group is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and employees. We ask that any patients and their families refrain from attending appointments if any of the following apply:

 

– You have recently traveled to another city or state, or outside of the U.S.

– Have recently used any form of mass transportation
– Been exposed to COVID-19
– Experiencing flu-like symptoms

 

Please check here for any future updates regarding the Coronavirus, as they relate to Whitsett Vision Group.


From Our Physicians
 

Dr. Woon weighed in on COVID-19 on AM 700, KSEV with ChrisX Radio – listen below.

 

From Dr. Whitsett:

Helpful information: Why Outbreaks Like Coronavirus Spread Exponentially, and How To Flatten the Curve

 


Answers to common Coronavirus (COVID-19) Questions:

 

Prevention Measures

The CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

 

How Is COVID-19 Spread?

The new coronavirus spreads primarily from person-to-person through:

  • Close contact (within about six feet)
  • Respiratory droplets (produced by coughing or sneezing)

 

What Are the Symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19 is an upper respiratory illness that causes the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

It can take as little as two days or as long as 14 days for symptoms of COVID-19 to appear.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources