Apple Tree Therapy LLC as an occupational therapy medical office and part of the Essential Workforce for public health and healthcare has remained open throughout the pandemic. Our goal is to continue to support the health, self-regulation and well-being of our clients especially during this time of increased environmental stressors. Our Safe Start Plan has been and continues to be in place to help protect both our clients and our staff.Infection control practices continue to be followed, such as disinfection of soiled toys and/or equipment during the session with their therapist. Increased cleaning frequency of commonly touched surfaces has also been added to our practice such as door handles, light switches, etc. Changes to expect when you visit Apple Tree Therapy LLC at our physical location.
A client screening is required to enter the premises:Since your last visit here, have you had any of these symptoms that is not attributable to another condition?•Cough•Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing•Or at least two of these symptoms•Fever•Chills•Repeated shaking with chills•Muscle pain•Headache•Sore throat•New loss of taste or smellIF the answer is YES to any of these questions: •STOP and DO NOT ENTER the clinic space. •Call us at 360-286-2351 to notify your therapist.•Seek medical attention to assess and diagnosis your symptoms.oFor example please visit your physician or an urgent care facility.
The LOBBY is currently CLOSED for WAITING. The lobby is currently open for DROP-OFF ONLY.DROP-OFF: Please arrive ON-TIME for your scheduled appointment.If you arrive early, please wait in your vehicle until your scheduled appointment time.Sign in for appointments is NOT necessary at this time.PICK-UP: Your therapist will assist in exiting your child through the KITCHEN EXIT.This is an effort to decrease the number of people moving in and out of the lobby during transitions to assist with appropriate physical distancing.Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the end of your child’s session to assist in timely pick up and drop off.You may mark your vehicle and wait at the Kitchen exit which is located at the opposite building corner from the lobby entrance.NOTE: Maximum of 1 observer (parent or guardian) is allowed to join their child during session.
Facial Coverings and/or Masks
Effective June 8, 2020All employees/ workers in Washington State are required to wear a facial covering.Exemptions from this include:Individuals working alone in an office, vehicle or jobsite, ORIndividuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, ORIndividuals who communicate with someone who relies on nonverbal language or facial cues, ORIndividuals with medical condition or disability that prevent the use of a facial covering or mask to be worn due to their condition (medical accommodation statement required for this reason).Please notify front office staff or your therapist if you are requesting an exemption for your child and therapist due to complete a Facial Covering Exemption Form.Effective July 7, 2020Businesses must require customers and visitors to wear a face covering. Face coverings are now required statewide in all public spaces because they are effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19, especially when combined with 6 feet of physical distance.