First off, we will remain open and all of our staff has received the COVID vaccine as essential front line workers. At the time of release, we are the only chiropractic practice in San Francisco to accomplish that.
The safety of our patients and our community is always our top priority. We will, of course, comply with all orders from the public health officials. But we learned from the last SIP that for so many folks pain was exacerbated as people put off their care and it took longer and more visits to get them out of pain once they came back in.
The official order emphasizes that “[a]ll Essential Businesses are strongly encouraged to remain open.” Healthcare practitioners are, of course, among the Essential Businesses. We are, in fact, our own section of the order: “For purposes of this Order, individuals may leave their residence to work for or obtain services at any “Healthcare Operations” including hospitals, clinics, dentists, pharmacies…read more here
This is a great chance to remind you of all the precautionary measures we have been taking to keep you healthy during the past eight months.
Healthy team= healthy patients!
As COVID continues to spike, it’s a good chance to remind everyone not all offices are approaching this with as much caution.
- Every two weeks each of us gets tested. We do this on a staggered schedule which increased the efficacy of the tests for the team and, thus, for you.
- N95 masks for our doctors
- KN95 for support staff (as they spend less time and are able to maintain more distance).
- One doctor seeing patients at a time, windows open, and HEPA filters in each room.