The CCAOM recently issued best practice guidelines for reopening acupuncture offices, stating “because of the asymptomatic shedding of SARS-CoV-2 virus, these precautions are considered universal and should become normalized clinic procedures.” View the guidelines here
- CSOMA is working with partner associations to provide continued guidelines for best practices in the state of California.
- Please stay up-to-date with your city, county and state mandates for business practices during this time to ensure that you remain in legal compliance as a business.
- Consult your malpractice carrier to stay in compliance; MIEC offers COVID-19 Resources for acupuncturists here
The American Society of Acupuncturists prepared this summary of the COVID-19 Acupuncture Town Hall webinar that took place on March 24, 2020.
Includes a summary of each speaker session, Q&A and resource links.
Download the PDF here.
Let’s gather as a national community to share the most up-to-date information about how COVID-19 is affecting our profession.
WHAT: COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall for Acupuncturists
WHEN: Tuesday, March 24th / 3:30 – 5:00 pm (PST)
WHERE: Virtual Webinar: WATCH THE REPLAY HERE
We will provide the latest information on state association support initiatives, status of product supply chain, national overview, legislation changes, national recertification, new licensing, exam testing, telecommuting and business loans. There will be opportunity for Q&A and chat participation.
The recording will be published soon afterwards with open access.
Dr. Robyn “Ra” Adcock, DACM, LAc
Executive Director, California State Oriental Medical Association
Chief Customer Officer, Lhasa OMS
Dr. David Miller, MD, LAc
Chair, American Society of Acupuncturists
Mina Larson, M.S., MBA, CAE
CEO, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Founder, American Acupuncture Council
Please share with a colleague. Stay tuned for updates.
The CSOMA Staff & Board of Directors
The American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) has provided comprehensive guidelines for licensed acupuncturists regarding COVID-19 (2019 novel Coronavirus).
Read: COVID-19 Guidelines for Licensed Acupuncturists
Please take a moment to read the document in its entirety , including what is being done in China, provided by John Chen, PhD, LAc.
CSOMA and the American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) want to ensure members are informed about COVID-19 (2019 novel Coronavirus). Here is the latest information we have about COVID-19 that is important for acupuncturists and other healthcare workers:
Coronavirus: Info Sheet (PDF)
For the latest information on the Coronavirus, public health emergencies, and your role in the health care field, we recommend the CDC website.