Countryside Massage provides a safe, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere for all of our clients. In order to ensure that we maintain a safe place for everyone, we are following the guidelines and recommendations from the World Health Organization and Public Health Officials. We are taking our standards of hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking additional steps to ensure the safety of everyone.
Pre-Screening Questions Before All Appointments:
Do you have a fever?
Do you have a cough?
Do you have a dry/sore throat?
Are you having trouble breathing?
Have you travelled outside of Canada in last 14 days?
Have you recently been in a gathering of 10 people or greater in last 14 days?
Have you been in a high risk area?
If you have answered yes to any of these questions you may be able to receive your treatment but may be required to wear a mask.
Here is a list of some of the new requirements/procedures we are implementing:
*There will be new forms (a COVID-19 specific consent form, and a COVID-19 specific waiver) which you will be required to fill out prior to every treatment.
*All forms will now be filled out electronically, prior to your treatment.
*Your temperature may be recorded upon entering our clinic. If your temperature is 38C or higher you will be turned away.
*You will also be required to sanitize or wash your hands upon entering and exiting our clinic.
*We recommend that you wear a face mask at all times and you may be turned away if you don’t.
*Please come alone to your treatment if you are medically able to and are of age of consent.
*If you are feeling unwell please contact your therapist and reschedule your appointment.
*We will not be providing any beverages at this point so please bring your own if you feel like you will require one.
Please leave all unnecessary items in your vehicle (coats, bags, etc)
Countryside Massage has worked tirelessly to take steps to ensure your safety in our clinic.
*We will be following all directives from Public Health Officials and follow the guidance of MTAM.
*We will be asking screening questions prior to each treatment.
*We will keep a registry of all people entering the clinic (for contact tracing if needed).
*We will be following the guidelines for environmental cleaning and disinfection of all contact areas between every client.
*There will be approved hand sanitizer and hand wash facilities available.
*Social distancing will be maintained in common areas.
*Your therapist will wear proper PPE (disposable surgical mask, protective eyewear/face shield, and apron/lab coat, gloves will be optional but know that the strictest hand-washing protocols will be followed.) The PPE will be changed between every client (aprons changed, masks changed if they are touched, eye protection equipment will be also be sanitized).
*Your therapist will be required to take their temperature and record it upon arrival and will self monitor for symptoms and use the self assessment tool at health links Manitoba website.
*In between every client we will be changing linens, and sanitizing all pillows and bolsters.
*We will be sanitizing all of the following items between each client: door frames, door handles, light switches, taps, sinks, toilet seats and handles, wheelchair accessible bar, all soap/sanitizer dispensers, clothing bins, seating, oil/lotion bottles, shelving and any additional items in treatment rooms.
*We will also be sanitizing all computers, keyboards, mouse, phones, square machines, laundry equipment and supplies, garbage cans, and any cupboard doors/countertops when contacted.
We understand that some of you may not feel comfortable returning to the clinic at this time and we hope that all of our new policies and procedures will make you feel confident in our commitment to keeping you safe and healthy while providing you with the highest standards of care in your treatments.