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Regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Contact: Thomas J. Wilson, President, PentaVision LLC • 267-492-5200

April Jasper, O.D., F.A.A.O., Chief Education Director of Optometric Management Education (OME)

Regarding the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: Optometric Management Education (OME) is sustaining normal business operations during the current healthcare emergency. While all employees are working from home, management visits the office in Ambler, Pennsylvania to further support seamless accounting and mailing functions. OME is closely monitoring recommendations from Montgomery County Office of Public Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a daily basis to plan for a safe work and business environment.

At the current time no regional events are scheduled to take place live. Our national events remain on schedule as planned, including the Optometric Management Symposium. For further event information contact the president of PentaVision at thomas.wilson@pentavisionmedia.com.
Prevention tips from Montgomery County Office of Public Health include:
  • Wear a face mask when coming in contact with anyone outside your household.
  • Practice social distancing and stay at least 6 feet away from anyone outside of your household.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Do not attend an OME event if you are feeling ill. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19, please contact your health care provider. If it is a medical emergency, call 911.
Contact your health care provider if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19, or have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Optometric Management Education (OME), and its affiliates, will continue to operate.

We are following the recommendations of scientific and health agencies when making determinations regarding business operations and precautions. Safety of our employees, business partners, and customers is a top priority.

2. What is happening with corporate travel bans?

In response to the recent spread of the COVID-19 virus though the Philadelphia area, Optometric Management Education has banned all work-related, travel until further notice.

If any travel bans will affect an aspect of your business with us, please reach out to your sales representative or company contact.

3. Where can we find updates?

You can check back here at https://www.optometricmanagementeducation.com/news. We are regularly updating this page with new information.

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Optometric Management Education (OME) specializes in developing, producing, and managing clinical and practice management educational events. OME will work with industry partners to support a variety of educational initiatives.