- In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, The Chiropractic Association (Singapore) are taking some precautions in line with MOH guidelines to ensure proper protocols are in place to uphold hygiene and cleanliness. Everyone should be socially responsible and uphold good personal hygiene habits to reduce the risk of further importation leading to community spread in Singapore.
- Members of the association/ visitors should adopt the following precautions at all times during this sensitive period:
Observe good personal hygiene;
Practise frequent hand washing with soap and water or with an alcohol- based hand rub. (e.g. before handling food or eating, after going to toilet, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or sneezing)
Avoid touching hands, nose and mouth if hands are not clean
Avoid close contact with people who are unwell or showing symptoms of illness;
Wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms such as a cough or runny nose;
Cover your mouth with a tissue paper when coughing or sneezing, and dispose the soiled tissue paper in the rubbish bin immediately;
Proper disposal of masks and personal protective equipment properly.
Seek medical attention promptly if you are feeling unwell.
Avoid contact with live animals, including poultry and birds.
If patients are unwell or showing symptoms of illness ;( e.g. cough, runny nose, fever) they are to reschedule their appointment and advised to stay home or seek medical attention.
- For Practitioner:
Sanitising equipment, door knobs and furniture frequently.
Wearing of face masks when in close contact with patients
Have patients in the waiting room sit at least 1 metre (3 feet) apart.
Allow for more time between scheduling patients for their
Temperature screening for all who visit our clinics; including
Practitioners can self-monitor for signs of illness and self-isolate if
To record travel history and contact details of our patients and anyone
who accompanies them.
- Additional measures to reduce imported cases:
From 20 March 2020, 2359 hours, anyone entering Singapore ( excluding
visitors) will be issued a 14-day Stay Home Notice (SHN) and they are
required to serve this notice.
Upon return to Singapore;patients who visited countries such as (Mainland
China, Iran, Italy, ASEAN, Japan and Republic of Korea) are to reschedule
their appointment and abide by the law by seeking medical attention
promptly if they feel unwell and monitoring their health closely for two weeks