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Massachusetts COVID 19 Resource Page

Updated 6/11/2020

Welcome to the Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts COVID 19 resource page. This is an actively updated resource page which provides a compilation of information related to the practice of acupuncture during the COVID 19 pandemic in Massachusetts. We are committed to providing high quality information and are actively collaborating with our legislators and providers. If you have any questions, comments, or additions, we encourage you to reach out to admin@acusocietyMA.org with the subject: COVID 19 resource page. Thank you for your support and collaboration.

Phase 2 – Reopening Guidelines ASM Townhall 6/8/2020: Webinar recording, Slides

Safety Protocol Guidelines

CCAOM Clinic Infection Control Advisory: PDF

Acupuncture Society of NY Reopening Guidelines: PDF

DPH Guidance for all healthcare workers, (5/7/2020): WordDoc

CDC – Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19): Website

CDC – Cleaning and Disinfecting your Facility: Website

CDC – Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control: Website

WHO – CoronaVirus (COVID 19) technical guidance: Infection protection and control, (5/15/2020): Website

 

Government Guidance

Department of Public Health – COVID 19 Guidance and Directives: Website

CDC – Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19): Website

 

MA Reopening Plan Documents 6/8/2020

Mass.Gov – Reopening Massachusetts: Website

Mass.Gov – Reopening Health and Human Services: Website

EOHHS Health and Human Services Phase 2 Reopening Approach: PPT

EOHHS Health and Human Services Phase 2 Reopening Approach 1 pager: Word Doc

Department of Public Health Memorandum Phase 1 (5/18/2020): GoogleDoc

Department of Public Health Guidance – Reopen Approach for Health Care Providers, Phase 2: Cautious: Word Doc

Department of Public Health Guidance: Reopen Approach for Health Care Providers, Phase 1 (Providers that are Non Acute Care Hospitals): WordDoc

Governor Baker’s Slides (5/18/2020): Google Slides

Reopening Resources

Acupuncture Society of NY Reopening Guidelines: PDF

Massachusetts Department of Public Health – Health Care Provider Phase 2 Reopen Attestation: WordDoc

MA.gov COVID-19 Control Plan Template: PDF

Compliance Attestation Poster by MA EOHED: PDF

MedGroup Pro – Reopening checklist for healthcare practitioners: PDF

 

Sample Documents for your Practice

Sample Continuation of Operations Plan plan by ASM member Karen Adams: PDF

Sample COVID 19 procedures by Amy Mager: GoogleDoc

Sample COVID 19 procedures by Eileen DePaula: GoogleDoc

Sample Office Sanization checklist by Eileen DePaula: Sheets

MA.gov Mandatory Safety Standards for Workplace: PDF

Sample Office Procedure Posters by Margo Voskanian: PDF

 

ASA Resources

ASA CoronaVirus Resource Page: Website 

ASA – Essential vs. Non-Essential, things to consider: PDF 

 

PPE Resources

CDC PPE Calculator: Website

PPE Vendor List by MA EOHED: Website

 

Insurance Waivers

For Covid-19 acknowledgements /waivers please connect directly with your malpractice insurance.  If you don’t have malpractice insurance, you may want to consider getting some. If you are a member of the ASM, you get a 10% discount via CM & F.

AAC: Informed consent to treat: PDF

CM&F: Website contact

Med Pro: Website – Documentation Guidance 

 

Articles and Presentations

Lhasa Webinar: Standards and Practices for Reopening TCM Clinics during COVID-19 Outbreak featuring Dr. Jennifer Brett: website

Edward Neal, MD – COVID 19 from the perspective of the Nei Jing: Vimeo

The National Law Review: Re-Opening the Economy and Getting Back to Business: Business Owners’ Liability Risk When Dealing With Customers and Others (4/29/2020): Website