COVID-19 Temporary Policies & Procedures
In an attempt to protect clients and staff the following procedures and practices will be temporarily modified until further notice.
Clients are asked to wear a face covering in the lobby and in transition to your clinician's office. Once you arrive to your clinician's office, you may be asked to keep the covering on or be allowed to remove it.
Self-screen before coming to a therapy appointment for any of the following new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19:
- Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Chills Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain Headache
- Sore throat
- Loss of taste or smell
- Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit
- Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19
1. The Ministry of Counseling will not have a waiting room to gather in or wait for completion of sessions until CDC recommendations allow.
2. Staff and Therapists will be taking recommended precautions to prevent transmission of any possible infections. Including hand washing, social distancing, disinfecting counseling offices after each session, if necessary taking temperatures and staying home if not feeling well.
3. Clients will need to stay home and reschedule if they are not feeling well. Clients will not be seen for at least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); and, at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
4. We encourage our clients to maintain appropriate distance from therapists and other clients. Therapist will check the temperature of all persons entering the building.