COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN

Updated: January 2022

The health and well being of our clients and staff are always the top priority at Stromma Massage Therapy. This plan was updated on January 11th, 2022 with guidance from BC Public Health and WorkSafe BC. 

Reference Documents/Sites:

http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Professionals-Site/Documents/COVID19_IPCGuidelinesCommunityBasedAlliedHCPsClinicSettings.pdf

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/covid-19/industry-specific-information/health-professions

http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/Instructions_covid19_close_contact.pdf

https://www.cmtbc.ca/registrants/interim-guidelines-for-return-to-practice/

PRINCIPLES

  • These guidelines are consistent with guidance provided by BC's Provincial Health Officer, BC's Centre for Disease Control, and WorkSafeBC.

  • Clients and RMT’s must be asymptomatic to enter the clinic.

  • Anyone with symptoms should be reschedule their appointment and follow the BCCDC guidelines.

  • Anyone who has had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID should reschedule their appointment and follow BCCDC guidelines

  • Physical distancing (except for treatment), hand hygiene, avoidance of face touching, and frequent cleaning of all contact surfaces will be employed as protective measures.

  • You and your therapist should both wear either N95, KN95, or be double masked at all times.


WHAT TO EXPECT

  • In addition to our regular cleaning, we will be disinfecting common touch points (eg. POS system, door handles) between clients;

  • Chairs and other items have been removed from reception area;

  • Receipts will be available by email only.


UPON ARRIVAL

  • Please arrive at your appointment time and, if possible, alone;

  • Please wait outside the office door; your therapist will open the door at the time of your appointment;

  • Our sink is available for you to wash your hands;

  • Hand sanitizer is available in our waiting area and treatment rooms for your convenience.


We will continue to update this information as we learn more or if circumstances change.