What We're doing to Help Prevent the Spread


  • Our Protocols and Procedures
  • Treatment Procedure Changes
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedure
  • Updated COVID-19 Waiver
  • Cleaning and disinfection procedures implemented based Alberta health services guidelines as well as college and associate of acupuncturists of Alberta guidelines
  • Frequent disinfection of high touch surfaces
  • Health Canada approved hand sanitizer and soap available
  • Screening questionnaire for anyone entering the clinic as well as mandatory temperature check
  • Twice daily screening questionnaire and temperature check for all staff
  • Face masks to be worn by all staff at all times and in all areas of workplace
  • Face masks required to be worn for all patients
  • Treatment rooms left vacant prior to rigorous cleaning and disinfection
  • We ask patients not bring companion to treatment unless absolutely necessary
  • We ask patients to wait in their car until 5-10 minutes prior to appointment time
  • All visitors to Classic Acupuncture are required to use hand sanitizer prior to entering the clinic
  • COVID-19 screening questionnaire and temperature check for anyone entering the clinic
  • Revised patient consent form to be filled out by the patient during each appointment
  • Patients will then be brought straight into the treatment room to minimize time spent in waiting area
  • Keep room vacant for 15-30 minutes after the patient has left the room
  • Put on gloves and mask prior to entering the treatment room
  • Remove head rest covering and sheets and place in blue bag
  • Take 2 Lysol wipes and disinfect: Door handles, Light switches, and Work bench area
  • Take another 2 Lysol wipes and disinfect: Operator chair and handle, Patient arm rest, Patient head rest, and Pillow covering
  • Use Lysol disinfecting spray on carpeted area directly below patient’s head rest and patient chairs
  • Place new pillow coverings and sheets on treatment bed.
  • Fill in “disinfecting and cleaning log”

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking extra precautions with the intake of each client. Please answer these questions truthfully so we may continue to do our best to stop the spread.

  • I understand the above symptoms and affirm that I, as well as all members of my household, do not currently have nor have experienced COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days
  • I affirm that I have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 days
  • I affirm that, to my knowledge, I have not been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • I affirm that if I travelled outside of Canada in the last month, I isolated in my home for 14 days upon my return
  • I understand that Classic Acupuncture Inc. and my health practitioner (identified above) cannot be held liable should I experience exposure to the virus or any other contagion as a result of my providing misinformation on this form
  • I understand that, because acupuncture treatment as well as massage therapy involve maintaining prolonged and close physical contact, there may be an elevated risk of disease transmission, despite the implementation of the COVID-19 prevention protocols and policies
  • I allow the disclosure of my contact information in the event that a patient who has visited the clinic in the last 14 days is now testing (or has tested) positive for COVID-19.

Waiver forms are required for each treatment regardless of the date of last treatment at Classic Acupuncture.