Covid-19 Office Procedures and Protocols:
All patients are required to wear a mask or cloth face covering while visiting any of The Pediatric Orthopedic Center offices. If you forget your mask, we will provide you with one for a $1 donation to the Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center.
Anyone entering our office must wear a mask and adhere to all office policies. We are striving to keep your family safe as well as our staff safe so that we can continue to provide excellent care. If you or a family member is experiencing a fever, cough or other respiratory symptoms, or have traveled outside of the US within the last 14 days, please notify the receptionist prior to booking the appointment. We will be happy to discuss how we can safely accommodate your child’s orthopedic needs. When you arrive at our office, please call 973-538-7700, option 9 to speak with a staff member.
Urgent Care for Acute Injuries at Cedar Knolls
*Urgent and Acute Injuries ONLY during Urgent Care hours. Walk-in fees may apply.
The Pediatric Orthopedic Center offers an Urgent Care/Walk-in Clinic at our Cedar Knolls location Monday – Thursday, 5pm to 8pm and Friday 10am to 2pm. Urgent Care appointments are for acute injuries only. Acute injuries such as those caused by a fall, twist or blow to the body and include sprains, strains, and broken/fractured bones. The Pediatric Orthopedic Center’s Urgent Care/Walk-in Clinic treats medical conditions that need immediate treatment but are not life threatening. For severe orthopedic injuries visit your local emergency room or call 911. For treatment of non-acute, pre-existing orthopedic conditions and injuries, please call the office to schedule an appointment during regular office hours.
Patients looking for a walk-in appointment with one of our physicians can call the office at 973-538-7700 Option 9 and will be pre-screened for potential exposure to virus and viral symptoms before making an appointment. We will be extending our available phone hours to help assist in making these appointments. Additionally, we will extend our normal business hours to limit patient volume in the waiting room while continuing to accommodate your urgent needs.< Back to Blogs