COVID-19 Safety Measures


Essential Acupuncture Chicago is committed to providing a safe environment for our
patients and our staff.

Here’s what YOU can expect when coming in during this time.

Before you even come to our clinic, you’ll be asked to read a set of guidelines to help you make an informed decision about having an in person visit.
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When you get to our office, there’s a sign on the door asking you to go down the hall to wash your hands before you enter.

Upon entering the office and removing your shoes, you’ll come to the front desk and sanitize your hands.

Your temperature will then be taken by a contactless thermometer. If it’s 100 or above, we’ll ask that you go home and contact your doctor.

While you are in our office, you are required to wear a mask. If you don’t have one, we will provide one for you.

You’ll be asked to sign a COVID-19 Informed Consent to Treat form to proceed with care at our clinic.

Here’s what to expect from US.

All acupuncturists and staff will take their temperatures upon arrival at work. If it is 100 or above, the person will go home and contact their doctor.

All acupuncturists and staff will be wearing masks.

Appointments will be staggered in in order to limit or eliminate any overlap in our waiting area.

You will be directed to your treatment room upon arrival.

We are following CDC guidelines on maintaining clean, sanitized treatment rooms and clinic.

Frequent hand sanitizing & washing. (so much hand sanitizing!)

Treatment rooms (tables, pillows, chairs, tables, door knobs, light switches) are disinfected with a EPA List N approved disinfectant and allowed to air out between patients.

Daily UV-C light disinfection of all treatment rooms.

HEPA Air filtration in all treatment rooms and common areas.

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