COVID-19 Preparedness Plan
Energy Works Myofascial Release is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our workers and customers. To ensure that, we have developed a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Managers and workers are all responsible for implementing this plan. Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in our workplaces and communities, and that requires full cooperation among our workers, management and customers. Only through this cooperative effort can we establish and maintain the safety and health of our workplaces.
Energy Works Myofascial Release has eased the face mask requirement in the office from required, to optional. Other office COVID precautions and cleaning protocols will remain in place.
This change is the result of:
*Low covid rates throughout the state of Minnesota
*The ending of the Federal Pandemic Emergency
*The easing of face mask requirements in healthcare settings
Given my personal experience and hospitalization with severe COVID-19, I will continue to wear a face mask for the foreseeable future. Face masks will be available in my office for those who need them.
What to Expect When You Arrive
COVID-19 Screening Questions with the following questions:
1.Have you had a fever or chills in the last 24 hours of 100°F or above? Yes ☐ No ☐
2. Do you now, or have you recently had any COVID type symptoms in the last 14 days: Yes ☐ No ☐
*respiratory or flu symptoms *sore throat
*cough *shortness of breath
*fatigue (sudden onset) *muscle or body aches (new)
*headache *nausea or vomiting
*loss of taste or smell *diarrhea
3. Have you or any household member been in contact with anyone in the last 14 days who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or has coronavirus-type symptoms? Yes ☐ No ☐
If yes so, please note the location__________________________
Screening and policies for employees exhibiting signs and symptoms of COVID-19
Workers have been informed of and encouraged to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. The following policies and procedures are being implemented to assess workers’ health status prior to entering the workplace and for workers to report when they are sick or experiencing symptoms.
Employees must answer the COVID-19 screening questions above, before, or upon reporting to work to determine exposure and know health status at time of arrival. If answering yes to the COVID-19 screening questions, the employee will be asked to stay/return home and seek COVID-19 testing as appropriate.
If employees start to experience symptoms, they are asked to notify management. The employee will be asked to return home and seek COVID Testing as appropriate.
Energy Works Myofascial Release has also implemented a policy for informing workers if they have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 at their workplace in accordance with current CDC Guidelines for quarantine and/or face mask requirements. If an employee of Energy Works Myofascial Release has tested positive for COVID-19, clients whom have visited our establishment within the past 14 days will be notified of a possible exposure risk within our office and recommend quarantine and/or wearing a face mask or seek COVID testing as per the current CDC guidelines. The workplace will be disinfected and each room UV-C treated, including back office, bathroom, hallways, stretching rooms, treatment rooms, laundry room, lobby and front desk.
Basic infection prevention measures are being implemented at our workplaces at all times. Workers are instructed to wash their hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water frequently throughout the day, but especially at the beginning and end of their shift, in between client appointments, prior to any mealtimes and after using the toilet. Vikre 70% alcohol hand sanitizer is available for visitors in multiple locations if they prefer to use it.
A Poster will be displayed in the washroom for 20 second hand washing etiquette/requirement.