• By Deborah Balzer

Mayo Clinic encourages patients to practice safe social distancing guidelines

May 14, 2020
Mayo Clinic Gonda Building entrance with blue sky in the background

Mayo Clinic has implemented enhanced cleaning, masking, testing and screening protocols for staff and patients. In addition, Mayo Clinic has implemented social distancing guidelines to help guide patients when they are on campus for appointments. 

Amy Williams, M.D., Mayo Clinic executive dean for practice, illustrates some measures which have been put in place so patients can practice safe social distancing.

Watch: Dr. Amy Williams encourages social distancing at Mayo Clinic

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is in the downloads at the end of the post.

You can also join Dr. Williams here for a virtual walking tour of Mayo Clinic’s Rochester facilities where she demonstrates why it’s safe to come to Mayo Clinic. For more information, refer to the appointments page here.


For the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. For more information and COVID-19 coverage, go to the Mayo Clinic News Network and mayoclinic.org.

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