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Covid-19 Policy

Important information regarding in person services in life of the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Have an in person appointment? All clients must complete the pre-screening questionnaire.

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Symptoms to Watch for:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

Seek emergency medical care if experiencing the following symptoms:

  • Trouble breathing

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  • New confusionInability to wake or stay awake

  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone

Telehealth Sessions

Telehealth sessions are provided for those residing in the state of Ohio currently.  Clients who are typically seen in person, may request telehealth sessions instead of in person sessions at anytime by contacting their therapist via email or phone.​​

In Person Sessions

If you have any of the above symptoms and fail the pre-screening questionnaire, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment.

 

When guidance from public health authorities allows and your Provider offers, you can meet in-person. If you attend therapy in-person, you understand:​

Office Safety Precautions in Effect 

My office is taking the following precautions to protect our patients and help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Office seating in the waiting room and in therapy room has been arranged for appropriate physical distancing. 

  • My staff and I maintain safe distancing.

  • Restroom soap dispensers are maintained, and everyone is encouraged to wash their hands.

  • Hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol is available in the therapy room and the waiting room. 

  • We schedule appointments at specific intervals to minimize the number of people in the waiting room. 

  • We ask all patients to wait in their cars or outside until no earlier than 5 minutes before their appointment times. 

  • Credit card pads, pens and other areas that are commonly touched are thoroughly sanitized after each use.      

  • Physical contact is not permitted. 

  • Tissues and trash bins are easily accessed. 

  • Trash is disposed of on a frequent basis. 

  • Common areas are thoroughly disinfected at the end of each day.

You must follow all safety protocols established by the practice, including: 

  • Following the check-in procedure;

  • Washing or sanitizing your hands upon entering the practice;

  • Adhering to appropriate social distancing measures;

  • Wearing a mask, if required;

  • Telling your Provider if you have a high risk of exposure to COVID-19, such as through school, work, or commuting; and

  •  Telling your Provider if you or someone in your home tests positive for COVID-19.

 

Your Provider may be mandated to report to public health authorities if you have been in the office and have tested positive for infection. If so, your Provider may make the report without your permission, but will only share necessary information. Your Provider will never share details about your visit. 

 

If you are a client and have any questions, or if you want a copy of the policy, please ask.

Hours, contact information, and availability is visible via the client portal and on the website. Clients may reach out to discuss availability concerns at 937-749-7770.

 

Clients with mental health emergencies, can contact their local crisis line or use one of the following:

National Crisis Line - talk or text 988 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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