COVID-19 Prevention Policies & Procedures
PRACTITIONERS & STAFF
100% of our Clinic Staff & Practitioners are FULLY COVID-19 VACCINATED, and have received boosters.
All Clinic Staff & Practitioners utilize PPE at all times, and abide by all COVID-19 Prevention Policies & Procedures (as detailed below) - which are regularly revised and updated to comply with Federal, State and local guidelines.
PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT
Staff will discuss our COVID-19 Prevention Policies with every patient prior to their First Visit to ensure a full understanding of our new policies.
COVID- Pre-screening Questionnaire - We ask all patients to complete online pre-screening survey prior to each appointment. This is required.
All Patients (New & Returning) will be required to complete the one time COVID-19 INFORMED CONSENT FORM.
BEFORE ENTERING CLINIC
MASKS REQUIRED: Regardless of vaccination status, all those entering the clinic are required to wear a mask on entry and throughout their visit, until exiting the building.
PATIENTS ONLY - NO GUESTS: Please leave all guests at home, waiting in the car, or have them drop off and pick you up at a later time. Only patients will be allowed into the reception area and treatment rooms. NOTE: If you have special circumstances, please call us directly. We will do our very best to accomodate you.
TEMPERATURE & OXYGEN LEVEL CHECK: Each patient will have a pre-entry temperature screen and pulse oximeter reading. Anyone with a temperature of 100F or above, or a pulse-oximeter reading below 90 will need to reschedule treatment, and be advised to contact their primary healthcare provider.
AFTER ENTERING CLINIC
HAND HYGIENE: Upon entering the clinic, hand sanitation is required as you check into the front reception desk. You'll find a brand-spanking new "touch-less" alcohol sanitizer next to the reception desk. Just place your hands beneath it and alcohol will descend. Then, you'll be ready to enter the treatment room!
DOOR HANDLES: All door handles are continuously cleaned between each patient - including treatment, hallway and bathroom doors.
REDUCED OVERLAP: We will be spacing out appointments to reduce overlap from patient to patient.
WAITING AREA - SOCIAL DISTANCING: The "waiting areas" have been rearranged for safe social distancing - with well spaced chairs in case there's a delay, or should you arrive early. Our goal however, is to bring you directly into the treatment room upon arrival.
IN THE TREATMENT ROOM
PRACTITIONERS in SCRUBS: It's been a while, so just in case you've forgotten what we look like, we're the folks in scrubs. Wearing scrubs promotes optimal hygiene in a clinical setting.
PATIENT GOWNS: Additionally, we have comfortable patient gowns for each patient to use.
PATIENT SHOE TRAYS: Directly outside of each treatment room will be a shoe tray, where you can leave your shoes while in the treatment room. Current CDC reports inform us that the soles of shoes may function as a possible cross-contamination factor.
TREATMENT ROOM SANITATION: Treatment rooms are sanitized thoroughly before and after each patient with CDC approved disinfectants known to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria, virus and fungi.
UVC LIGHTS & OZONE: Medical grade UVC Light with Ozone disinfection are utilized in all treatment rooms at intervals between patients.
CHECK OUT / PAYMENT / SCHEDULING
PAYMENT OPTIONS: We accept all Visa, MC, Discover, and Bank Cards, as well as FSA / HSA Cards which can be securely stored in our practice management software, for easy use with your approval and without physical contact.
SCHEDULING: For now, please call us if you're ready to schedule (917) 210-1063, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLINIC SANITATION: All common clinic spaces (bathrooms, waiting / reception area, hallways) will also be sanitized daily with CDC approved disinfectants known to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria, virus and fungi.
UVC LIGHTS & OZONE: Medical grade UVC Light with Ozone disinfection are utilized throughout the clinic daily.
CLEANING: As per usual, our clinics are professionally cleaned and disinfected, and all gowns, sheets, towels and scrubs professionally laundered.
POST COVID - RETURN TO CLINIC POLICY (PATIENTS / STAFF)
Please understand that the "return to clinic" protocol is different for FULLY VACCINATED and those not FULLY VACCINATED. This is due to the longer vulnerability period that non-vaccinated individuals endure once exposed. Our only goal is to keep everyone safe! CDC GUIDELINES at this LINK
RETURN TO CLINIC REQUIREMENT - IF FULLY VACCINATED
We require a negative COVID PCR test between 5 - 7 days after you, or someone you've had close contact with has a confirmed or suspected COVID case or COVID symptoms.
RETURN TO CLINIC REQUIREMENT - IF NOT FULLY VACCINATED/UNVACCINATED
We require a negative COVID PCR test between 10 - 14 days after you, or someone you've had close contact with has a confirmed or suspected COVID case or COVID symptoms.
NOTE: Common cold and flu symptoms cannot be definitively
distinguished from COVID without a COVID PCR test.
CONTACT US: If you have suspected exposure, symptoms, or contact with someone who does - please inform us right away. Your timely notice allows us to make any necessary scheduling changes and take any other preventative measures that may be called for: (917) 210-1063
SEVEN POINT WELLNESS
ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE MEDICINE CLINIC
Seven Point Wellness is the group practice of Cristina R. de La Mar, M.S., L.Ac., Doula and Phil Veneziano, M.S., L.Ac..
We offer comprehensive healthcare, fitness and preventative medicine - to keep you healthy, address everyday ailments and injuries, and tend to long standing, chronic conditions.
Bringing together our combined training and experience allows us to provide expanded services, and a broader range of expertise to all our patients. Our scope of practice includes Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition and various forms of hands-on Therapeutic Bodywork.
Our approach to healthcare is gentle, safe and effective - and takes a "whole person" perspective to best understand and address your condition in context of your everyday life. We move beyond just treating illness - we aim to keep you healthy so you can thrive.
We offer a full range of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) - including Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition and Therapeutic Bodywork. As well, each session generally includes lifestyle and fitness recommendations to consider between treatments. While it's origins date back some 4,000 years, TCM is currently the most widely used healthcare system in the world - and with good reason. It is comprehensive, gentle, and yet powerfully effective.
Each step we take towards the balancing of our bodies opens the door to becoming healthier in every other aspect of our lives. As a healthcare system, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is uniquely positioned to support this opportunity. It's scope and practice are intended to reach beyond mere physical health - and to impact both emotional and mental wellness.
187 Millburn Ave, Suite #101
(Within the Trader Joe's / CVS Complex)
Millburn, NJ 07041
NEW YORK CITY
16 E. 40th Street, Second Floor
(btwn 5th Ave & Madison)
New York, N.Y. 10016
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