Covid-19 Safety Plan

Middle Village Acupuncture has re-opened and is operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

 

The health and safety of all patients are crucial. A set of policies and procedures based on the CDC and WHO have been created to keep the practice space clean and everyone healthy and safe.

Patient Safety Measures
 

  • Patients will be contacted the day before their appointment to check for symptoms and other risk factors such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle pain, or any other symptom on the CDC symptom list for COVID-19

  • Patients must be free of any upper respiratory symptoms for two weeks and will be asked to reschedule if they exhibit any cold, flu, or virus like symptoms until it is resolved

  • Patients must wear a mask throughout the appointment, except when face down on the treatment table

  • Upon arrival, the temperature will be taken with a no-contact thermometer

  • Patients must wash their hands and forearms with soap and water upon arrival and after treatment. A sink and disposable paper towels will be available

  • All patients must fill out a screening form during their appointment

  • Patients may not bring another person to their appointment unless an aid or translation is needed. Anyone accompanying a patient must wait outside or in the car

  • Patients must keep at least 6 feet distance from other patients and the practitioner, except during the treatment

  • Patients are asked to bring loose comfortable clothes or shorts. Individual mylar blankets will be available

  • Ventilation will be increased by keeping windows open

Practitioner Safety Measures

  • A mask will be worn at all times

  • Dress code has switched to scrubs, which will be washed daily

  • Hands will be washed before and after each treatment

  • Hands will be sanitized before and after needling. Gloves will be used during the treatment if requested


Practice Space Safety Measures
 

  • Patient appointments will not overlap. Each patient will have an individually scheduled time

  • All surfaces at the entrance, treatment room, hand washing area, and bathroom will be wiped down after each patient, including doorknobs, face cradle, alcohol/cotton ball container lids, light switch, heat lamp, chairs, faucet handle, toilet handle, etc

  • Sheets, pillowcase covers, face cradle covers, etc. will be washed daily in hot water
     

Please contact Middle Village Acupuncture if you have questions or would like more details. We hope to see you soon!

 

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