COVID-19 PROCEDURES

AND MASSAGE THERAPY

UPDATED ON OCTOBER 23, 2020

Madison Healing Arts is now open!

As we reopen our locations, we look forward to welcoming back our clients in a safe and secure manner.  Madison Healing Arts is following these COVID-19 safety plan to keep our clients and staff as safe as possible and to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

 

Our COVID-19 Safety Plan


According to CDC, The virus is not known to be transmitted through your skin. So the fact that massage is a touch based modality does not make it inherently more risky than other activities. It is also not known to be transmitted through sweat. The main vector of transmissions is respiratory, through sneezing, coughing, and talking. This is why a six foot social distancing is one of the main safety measures recommended. As you book a visit please be assured that your safety and well being is our top priority. 

COVID-19 PROCEDURES:

BEFORE YOUR VISIT

  • New Hours: We are open by Appointment ONLY! Last call is 7:00PM & Closed on Tuesday

  • Online Bookings: In order to provide contactless check-ins, please book online prior to your arrival at madisonhealingarts.com/massage

  • Limited Capacity: We are limiting the number of guests inside our space. Our waiting area is closed. We ask that clients arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before their appointment time.

  • Face Covering: Bring face cover or mask. You will need it to enter and keep yourself and others safe.

  • Temperature Screening: We will be screening temperatures using no contact thermometer of all persons entering the studios upon arrival. We will ask anyone with temperature above 100.4 degrees to leave (as per the CDC). We will not charge a cancellation fee for the missed appointment.

  • CC Payments: Only payments by card will be accepted onsite.

  • Gratuities: Accept gratuities in Cash or Venmo.

DURING YOUR VISIT

  • A face covering or mask must be worn inside the session. Clients will be asked to keep your mask on while lying on your back or side lying position. 

  • Please maintain the suggested safe distance of 6 feet apart from other.

  • Each client is required to use hand sanitizers upon arrival. Hand sanitizing stations have been added throughout the space. 

  • If you are not feeling well or think you have been exposed to COVID-19, please let us know and we will be happy to rebook you for another time.

OUR SPACE & TEAM

  • Pre-Screen: We’ve implemented mandatory pre-screening for our staff. Team members are required to assess symptoms, take temperature and take new COVID-19 diagnostic tests. 

  • Face Covering: All staff members are supplied with masks and should wear a face mask at all times while in the workplace until recommended otherwise. 

  • Hand Washing: Employees are required to frequently wash hands before and after session with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use at least 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer that is strategically placed throughout the space. 

  • Physical Distance: You should maintain social distancing in our waiting area and keep 6 feet apart from others.

  • Clean & Disinfect: Staff are continuing to take extra precautions to use proper EPA approved virucidal disinfectants, Disinfection of all surfaces in the treatment room and between clients. 

  • Pre-Cleaning: The entire location is professionally cleaned, disinfected and sanitized each morning prior to the opening.

  • Personal protection equipment (PPE) is used every day by our therapists. 

  • Avoid the traffic: 30 min gap between appointments to prevent guest contact with each other, reducing our capacity 50%.

  • UVC enhanced room: air purifiers throughout the day.

 

Our COVID-19 Safety Plan Needs Everyone to Work Properly

Our new COVID-19 safety measures, as well as any further measures that become recommended will make the likelihood of getting the virus at our studio extremely low. We will be continually monitoring their effectiveness and making decisions to open up further, stay open, or potentially partially or fully close down again, entirely based on science and data.

 

We hope that all of this information help you stay informed and allows you to make your own decisions about your health and safety. Choosing whether to come to our studio to get a massage is an individual choice based on a number of important factors for each of you. As we all start poking our heads out of full quarantine, we will each have our own needs and risk tolerances.

 

Our hope is to be able to provide the pain and stress relief that you’ve come to count on at our studio to you in the safest way possible. Please note clients must be agreed to sign COVID-19 Disclaimer Form to receive any service at our studio. We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to welcoming you at Madison Healing Arts.

Thanks to each and every one of you for your support to me and the studio over the years! We hope to see you soon.

 

Pani and MHA Team

Sources

NYS Guidelines for Reopening

NYS Department of Health

CDC How Coronavirus Spreads

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019

DOH COVID-19 Testing

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