Anna M. Bougie

COVID 19

Massage therapy and COVID-19 - What you need to know

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

Your RMT:

  • Will do self-screen for Covid-19 before I start the day 
  • Will screen you when you arrive
  • Will ask you to come to the appointment alone (if possible)and close to the time of your appointment wearing a mask. 
  • Will ask you to wash your hands or use hand sanitizer when you arrive and before you leave
  • Will wash their hands with soap and water thoroughly and regularly including before and after treatment
  • Will wear a medical mask / face shield whenever within two metres of you and during treatment 
  • May wear gloves or other personal protective equipment (PPE), such as goggles or a gown

WHAT CLEANING AND DISINFECTING PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE?

  • Items used during treatment will cleaned and disinfected after each client
  • Linens and blankets will be changed and laundered after each client and the face cradle will be thoroughly disinfected
  • Items that cannot be cleaned and disinfected or changed between clients will be removed from the treatment area

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?

  • Stay home if you have COVID-19 symptoms or are feeling unwell 
  • If you Test Positive for any screening (PCR, antigen or in home testing)  for Covid-19, please let me know
  • Please wear a mask at all times during the visit
  • Follow your RMT's guidance and ask any questions you have before, during and after treatment.