This plan was developed with the goal of reducing the risk of exposure to the virus that causes Covid-19 for both patients and the practitioner within our clinical setting. Here, we identify the actions that the therapist, Alanna Kennie at Evolution Wellness Centre Langley commits to, and that all visiting patients must commit to, in order to resume massage therapy services.
“Coronavirus is transmitted via liquid droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. The virus can enter through these droplets through the eyes, nose or throat if you are in close contact.
The virus is not known to be airborne (e.g. transmitted through the particles floating in the air) and it is not something that comes in through the skin.
It can be spread by touch if a person has used their hands to cover their mouth or nose when they cough. That’s why we recommend you cough or sneeze into your arm and wash your hands regularly.” (Source)
The overall aim of these protocols is to reduce COVID transmission risk vectors by:
In the current environment of Covid-19 risk, informed consent requires that the patient be informed and understands that:
COVID-19 Update: We have reopened our clinics on May 19 2020. Please be advised of new office policies.