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OC Fertility COVID-19 Policy

Our doctors are committed to keeping you safe from COVID-19 while in our office

OC FERTILITY COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY

OC Fertility continues its commitment to Growing Families, Together amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are looking for information on whether or not you should consider getting vaccinated while trying conceive or pregnant, please read this.

Dr. Moayeri and Dr. Sachdev are continually reviewing and updating our policies to maintain the safest possible environment.

Like all healthcare facilities trying to navigate the fluid situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remain flexible and ready to react on a moment’s notice. The information below may not be current, so please email us or call the office if you need more information or clarification. Thank you!

In-Person Visit Policy

To enter our office, we ask that you aheare to the following policies. Please contact us at any time if you have questions.

Ongoing Treatment Policy

Travel Policy

If you travel on any form of public transport, including airplanes, our practice follows the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommendations, which may be found here.

If you are pregnant, our general recommendation is to avoid travel entirely during the first trimester (12 weeks). If you have a specific question, please discuss with your doctor.

Testing

At this time, OC Fertility advises patients to take the COVID-19 PCR test ("swab" test) and NOT the blood/serum antibody test or rapid antigen swab.

Vaccines

We encourage you to get vaccinated if you are trying to concieve or pregnant. Read Dr. Sachdev's analysis of the data in our most recent blog post, take a look at the infographic below, or watch the video. When in doubt, we always encoruage you to speak with your physician directly.

Pregnant During The Pandemic?

We encourage you to consider participating in the UCSF ASPIRE study (Assessing the Safety of Pregnancy In the CoRonavirus PandEmic), a nationwide study of pregnant women and their offspring during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here.

Support Resources and Services

In addition to OC Fertility and your primary care doctor, the following are reliable and accurate sources of information:

Questions

Please continue to check this page for updates and email us immediately with any questions or concerns.

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