Appointment procedure updates
At this time, we are happy to announce we have restarted the process of providing new fertility treatments.
Future parents can schedule telemedicine appointments to get started with fertility evaluation and treatment immediately. While testing and treatment will be in person, consultations will continue to be through telehealth.
University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine (CU ARM) has implemented safety measures to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. All visits that can be done remotely will be done by telehealth.
To minimize risk for in-person visits at this time we cannot have any accompanying individuals for visits and masks must be worn by all patients at all times. We ask you to reschedule with any new onset of respiratory symptoms or fever.
For questions, you can reach our team by phone, My Health Connection, or your nurse's email.
We wish you all good health during this trying time – and remember, we are here for you!
What if I think I have coronavirus symptoms?
If you have significant symptoms, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment. Please review with your nurse if you develop symptoms during a treatment cycle. We will then triage to assess how best to manage the cycle depending on severity of symptoms.
The best prevention is things you should already be doing to minimize normal influenza and colds.
- Masks should be worn for any public interactions.
- Try to minimize any exposure to large groups.
- Wash hands well and often. Soap and water are best. Wash hands for at least 20 seconds at a time and dry hands well.
- If soap and water are not available, hand sanitizer is a good option (if you can get it).
- Try to minimize touching your face. Use tissues to rub your nose etc. If no tissue is available, use your arm not your hand to touch your face.
- Cough into your arm not your hands.
- Do not use any communal foods that other people may directly touch: avoid grocery store samples and buffets. Make sure serving utensils are used for any shared meals.
- We recommend using forms of greeting other than hand shaking: elbow touches, hand over heart or a Namaste greeting.
As information is changing daily, our protocols may also evolve, with the understanding we are doing our best to play our role in keeping our patients and staff healthy.