COVID-19 UPDATE and VACCINE with Biologics Information
A New & Safe Office Visit
South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center
We are currently open.
Please be aware that South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center will abide by state regulations and CDC recommendations in an effort to continue protecting our employees and patients during this time.
Those efforts include:
- No visitors allowed — patients by appointment only are allowed in the building;
- A multi-tiered screening process for in-office patient appointments;
- A reduced staff to maintain social distancing;
- A must be fit for work policy in place for all employees;
- Required masks for all employees and persons entering the building;
- A reduced contact check-in process;
- No waiting room – patients will wait in their cars in the parking lot;
Patients will need to call 856-810-9888 with ext 200
to check in from their car.
- Disinfecting protocols and schedules for exam rooms and the entire facility.
Our goal is to continue to provide care for all patients in the safest way possible. We ask for your understanding and patience during this time.
Dr. Robin Levin & The South Jersey Skin Care Team
Vaccine & Biologic Medications
No Change in Medication Timing
In the case of immunomodulating medications for the treatment of Psoriasis, the guidance suggests that patients do not stop taking medications before or after getting the vaccine. This applies to the following medications:
- Hydroxcholoroquine (Plaquenil)
- Low-dose glucocorticoids (ex: prednisone, daily dose <20 mg)
- Mycophenolate (CellCept)
- TNF biologics (ex: Cimzia, Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, Simponi and Simponi Aria)
- IL- 17 biologics (ex: Cosentyx, Taltz)
- IL-23 biologics (ex:Skyrizi, Temfya)
- IL 12/23 biologics (ex:Stelara)
- Oral alcineurin inhibitors (ex:cyclosporine or tacrolimus)