In accordance with Texas Medical Board guidelines as of May 1, 2020 the following must be met:
(I) A mask must be worn by both the patient and physician or Physician's delegate when in proximity of a patient (meaning less than a 6-foot distance between the patient and Physician or the physician's delegate);
(II) All patients must follow the COVID-19 screening policy in place;
(III) Before any encounter, patients must be screened for potential symptoms of COVID-19 or verified previously screened within last 20 days; and
(IV) prior to care involving a medical procedure or surgery on the mucous membranes, including the respiratory tract, with a high risk of aerosol transmission, the minimum safety equipment used by a physician or physician's delegate should include N95 masks, or an equivalent protection from aerosolized particles, and face shields
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