Ogden still ready for emergencies
April 1, 2020
Dr. James Ogden’s optometry office has been shuttered by the order to close businesses, but he remains available for emergency situations. Below he writes about his availability and urges anyone who feels they may have emergency need of his services to contact him.
The Washington State governor has ordered that all non-essential businesses be closed due to the present emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The rule is that optometry offices may not provide “routine” eye care during this time of closure. However, we are permitted to provide “emergency” care as needed. The definition of “emergency” in this case is not specified but would certainly include any medical co...