Some people are feeling anxious about the cleanliness or risk of infection in medical treatment rooms. That’s understandable as you don’t know how healthy the patients are who come in before you.

Here are some of the ways that the staff at Healing Light Family Acupuncture are providing an environment that tries to prohibit the spread of the novel coronavirus in our patients:

  • Patient Screenings – We will check with you a day before your appointment to learn if you have
  • Lived with or been in close proximity with anyone who has exhibited flu-like symptoms in the last 2 weeks
  • Traveled in the last 2 weeks
  • Worked outside the home
  • Practiced social distancing
  • Patient Requirements – During your visit we ask that you
  • Wear a mask the entire time during your visit
  • Keep a 6-foot distance from practitioners and staff
  • Checking temperatures at the door 
  • Leave non-patients at home or in the car, unless you are required to have an assistant with you
  • Practitioner Procedures – During each shift the practitioner will
  • Wear a mask at all times
  • Wear clean clothes to the clinic 
  • Wash hands before and after treatment, and in between patients
  • Use disposable wrapped needles, sanitize acupuncture trays and public surfaces between patients
  • Receptionist Procedures – During each shift the receptionist will
    • Wipe down all surfaces in the treatment room after appointment: door knobs, treatment surfaces, alcohol/cotton ball container lids, face cradle, light switch/dimmer, chair, moxa bowls, lighters etc.
    • Remove sheets after every patient private rooms and immediately take to designated laundry area
    • Wipe down reception/seating area as needed
    • Wear mask at all times and wash hands frequently
    • Avoid handling credit cards and cash if possible: ask patients to insert card in reader or use card number on file

If you would like a more thorough understanding of what we are doing to keep our patients healthy and safe by following the CDC health procedures at Healing Light Family Acupuncture, please call us at 949-304-9748.