In fourteen years of business ownership, I have written my share of business plans. Never did I have a section on mandatory closure due to a pandemic. (Massage therapists had to close this week.) This is a new chapter for everyone. This past week, I have done my best to stay up on information. (For those who know me well, watching the rhetoric of the news is not my favorite activity.) But information is changing fast, and I found myself supported by people helping me navigate. Thank you! I can’t lie, I had moments where the panic and fear set in. I have built my businesses out of a place.
Due to the current changes with COVID-19 closures, our office will be by appointment only temporarily through March 31, 2020. Our massage therapists had to temporarily close their practices, but Ronda Johnson, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with Wellness in You, L.L.C., will still be open and available for appointments. Ronda specializes in integrative, functional healthcare and is available for new patient exams, metabolic code assessments, sick care, and more. We are not equipped to run COVID-19 tests at this time, but many people are also experiencing cold symptoms and other illnesses. Nurse Johnson will be wearing a mask during your visit and following healthcare disinfection practices. Appointments with Ronda Johnson,.
Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration and adding additional closures. The new list of closure’s includes massage therapy practices. Unfortunately, this means that our massage therapists must close their practices temporarily through March 31, 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience to our clients and will get you rescheduled to April appointments as soon as possible. Once we return to our practices, rest assured that we will still be maintaining an exceptionally high standard of cleaning and disinfection. Our code as massage therapists is, “do no harm.” We all take this very seriously and will continue putting our client’s health first..
Centered Therapies is still open and offering appointments with: Ronda Johnson, ARNP (Wellness in You, LLC) Sarah Pratt, LMT (SP Massage, LLC) Jennifer Modjeska, LMT (Deeply Rooted) Elisa Coffman, LMT (Room to Renew) Jennifer Streets (Jennifer Streets Counseling) During this time of uncertainty, we are doing are best to continually adjust and be there for our clients. For the remainder of the month, we are reducing the front desk hours to Monday – Thursday. You can still book any time online by clicking HERE. We can also be reached through email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the office and leaving a message. We will be checking messages throughout the weekend and.
In an effort to keep our office as clean as possible, reduce the amount of people in our space at one time, and reduce the risk for clients and staff, we have closed our infrared sauna down for the month of March. We will be monitoring information from reliable sources. At this time, appointments will be available for the sauna in April. If we feel the need to extend the infrared sauna closure, we will notify you through our website “News” and on our Facebook page.
Our hearts and thoughts go out to the people affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are grateful to the healthcare workers, family, and friends carrying for and supporting those who are sick. We are closely monitoring the information from reliable sources and the safety of our clients, staff, and independent practitioners is our top priority. All our practitioners/therapists are independent and running their own practices. Each therapist has a choice to keep their practice open and adjust as information changes. Currently, all the therapists are remaining open. Our office is a small practice with typically less than 6 people in the office at one time and not in a group environment. Centered Therapies.
Coronavirus – Boost Your Immunity with Massage Therapy Right now, our country is focused on disease and fear. This stress makes our bodies more susceptible than ever to illness. During intense stress, our brain sends signals to our hormonal system to get ready for an emergency, but this also suppresses our immune system. Some experts claim that as much as 90% of illness and disease are related to stress.¹ Massage therapy has been shown to not only reduce stress, but also boost your immune system naturally. Mayo Clinic considers massage therapy as part of complementary medicine and notes that there have been numerous studies showing the stress busting power of.
We already have high standards for cleanliness at Centered Therapies, but being mindful of coronavirus, we will be frequently wiping down surfaces with commercial grade sanitizer (The label states it will kill coronavirus). Our table linens and towels are always washed after every session and our infrared sauna is disinfected after every use. We also already use scheduled deep cleaning. We all use good handwashing practices and have hand sanitizer at the front desk.