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A doctor’s guide to seeing patients safely

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 19, 2020 2:30 PM CT | Published: May 19, 2020 4:00 AM CT
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Carl Flinn

Dr. Carl Flinn has been in private practice for 35 years as a pediatric ophthalmologist at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. He is an elder at Second Presbyterian Church and coaches middle school and AAU basketball.

The mother wanted to reschedule her son’s appointment from May to July or August. 'Why did she want to do this? I knew the answer. Fear resonated in her voice – fear of getting out. She and her family had been isolated at home since March.'

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COVID reopening

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