Office Safety Precautions in Effect During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Columbia Psychology Healing Center LLC is taking the following precautions to protect all of us, and help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

-UV-C sanitation/light bulbs have been installed in HVAC system with the highest quality filters.

-Air purifiers containing true 5 phase Hepa filter and UV-C Light operate continuously in the waiting area, psychological testing office, and offices of Dr. Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D. and her supervisees.

-Offices and Common areas are thoroughly disinfected several times throughout each day with UV-C Light Sanitizer Wand.

-Nightly, multiple 60-80W UV-C Lights are turned on for 30-60 minutes to help sanitize air and surfaces.

-A sneeze guard has been installed in the psychological testing room.

-Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D. wears a mask and/or face shield during her sessions, and requests that clients also wear masks for counseling sessions and/or face shields during testing sessions.

-Surgical Masks and face shields are available for clients to use, and are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after each use.

-Clients’ temperatures are taken upon arrival, and anyone with a fever of 100 or above will be asked to leave and reschedule their appointment.

-Clients are asked a series of screening questions prior to in-office sessions, and will be rescheduled as needed based on their responses. Click here for the screening questions and consent.

-Clients are encouraged to reschedule their appointments should they have ANY sign of illness. Clients will not be charged for a cancelled appointment due to illness.

-Clients are asked to sanitize their hands upon arrival, and to refrain from touching their face.

-Hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol is available in the therapy/testing rooms, the waiting room and welcome entrance area. Gloves are available for sensitive skin.

-Office seating in the waiting room and in therapy/testing rooms has been arranged for appropriate physical distancing.

-We ask all clients to wait in their cars or outside until no earlier than 5 minutes before their appointment times.

-Surfaces that are commonly touched are thoroughly sanitized multiple times a day.

-Physical contact is not permitted.

-Tissues and trash bins are easily accessed. Trash is disposed of on a frequent basis.

Please also ask about our Telehealth Options.

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DR. EMILY CRAWFORD-THOMPSON, PH.D. IS A TELEHEALTH PROVIDER.  PLEASE CALL 573-818-7010 OR SEND US A MESSAGE AT emily@columbiapsychology.com. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SECURE TELEHEALTH PLATFORM.