Effective May 13, 2021 at 7 a.m., Missouri Cancer Associates will no longer be documenting screening or checking temperatures prior to entering our clinics.
If you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, please call before coming to your appointment.
Masks will still be required for patients, visitors, and staff. No one under the age of 12 will be allowed.
Visitors will be limited to 2 people when seeing our nurse practitioner and physicians.
To protect the safety of everyone, we ask that each patient have no more than one visitor while in our infusion suite.
Missouri Cancer Center offices are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all in-person appointments.
Our call center staff is available to answer your calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It is our goal to continue to provide excellent patient care while doing what we can to limit exposure to communicable illnesses. That is why we ask that those of you with symptoms call us prior to coming to your appointment so we can assess your current healthcare needs.
For your health and the safety of our employees, it is mandatory that all patients and visitors wear a mask when in the office.
Can I bring children and family members/caregivers to my appointment(s)?
You may bring no more than 2 visitors 12 years of age or older. We ask that only one visitor accompany patients to the infusion suite.
Is it recommended that I take the COVID-19 vaccination?
MCA physicians recommend that all patients get the COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they have access unless one of the following applies:
- Patients receiving treatment for Acute Leukemia should check with their physician prior to receiving the vaccination.
- Patients referred from MCA to another facility for Bone Marrow Transplant or CAR-T cellular therapy should check with that physician before proceeding with vaccination.
Caregivers and household/close contacts should be immunized when possible.
What can I do to keep myself, my family and friends safe?
After vaccination, the Center for Disease Control recommends that you continue to wear masks, maintain social distancing guidelines.
The most important steps you can take include the following:
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Practice good hand hygiene and cough and sneeze etiquette.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes.