Dr. Peter Mangone, one of the three fellowship trained foot & ankle physicians in western North Carolina who practice exclusively at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, recently acted as an instructor to colleagues from around the country at the Arthrex Small Joint Course. During the two day, June 25 and 26, 2010 meeting, Dr. Mangone presented on the subjects “Achilles tendon disorders” and “midfoot injuries and 5th metatarsal fractures.” Dr. Mangone described the opportunity to interact with colleagues as extremely gratifying from both a personal and professional perspective.
UPDATED MASK POLICY | Face covering and masking is now optional for our patients, providers, visitors, and care team members and are no longer required in our EmergeOrtho – Blue Ridge Region offices.
With our current transmission rate and all signs pointing to COVID’s effect remaining low for the foreseeable future, we feel comfortable making the transition to masking being optional for our patients, providers, visitors, and care team members in our EmergeOrtho – Blue Ridge Region offices.
If the level of transmission rises once again in our region or there are significant changes in the guidance from the state, federal health officials, we may need to reinstate the mask mandate. However, the number of cases remains low in our area and we hope to see this continue.
As a reminder, if you have tested positive for
If you are experiencing any symptoms of
If you have been exposed to
PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE FACILITY
EmergeOrtho continues to support all members of our community who choose to continue masking.