Our clinic asks that you should not bring your child to appointments if he/she has: 
1. Fever in the past 48 hours 100 degrees or higher 
2. Vomiting in the past 48 hours 
3. Diarrhea in the past 48 hours 
4. Strep Throat (must have been taking an antibiotic for at least 24 hours before returning to appointments). 
5. Bad cold, with a very runny nose or bad cough, especially if it has kept the child awake at night. 
6. Head lice – live bugs or nits (lice eggs) 
7. Rash 
8. Pinkeye- (must be on antibiotic eye drops for 48 hours, before returning to appointments) 

Covid19 Policy 

In order for us to keep our children, families, clinicians, and staff as safe as possible, we have implemented the following procedures regarding COVID-19

Sick Policy 

PEDIATRIC THERAPY SERVICES 

  1. Please be attentive and honest about symptoms you, your child, and your family members have experienced each day. 

    • Everyone must be fever free for a full 24 hours.
    • No symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste/smell, sore throat, etc.)
  2. Our waiting room is currently closed. Please wait in the lobby until your clinician comes to meet you. 
    • Remove your shoes at the shoe rack
    • Wash your hands in the bathroom – this includes child, therapists, and family member
  3. One parent/guardian may accompany the child to the treatment room.
    • Please do not bring siblings to treatment sessions (unless 3 months or under)
    • If siblings are present, please wait in the car until your child’s therapy session is complete. You have the option of Zoom or Facetime to the session if you prefer. 
  4. Anyone over the age of 5 must wear a mask in all common areas of the building
    • Exceptions for underlying health conditions are permitted.
    • SCSS/SMSS recognizes that wearing masks may not be possible in every situation or for some children. Correct and consistent use of masks may be challenging for some children, such as children with certain disabilities, including cognitive, intellectual, developmental, sensory and behavioral disorders. 
  5. All treatment rooms and toys will be cleaned and sanitized between children.
    • Sessions may end a few minutes early, with 10-15 minute gaps between each children to allow our therapists to thoroughly clean and sanitize all materials and rooms. 


Positive COVID-19 requirements:

  1. 10 days have passed since the start of symptoms.

  2. Fever free for a full 24 hours without use of fever reducing medicine.

  3. Symptoms of COVID-19 must be improving.


Possible exposure to COVID-19

Patient/parent or guardian can return to clinic once the following guidelines have been met:

  1. 14 days have passed since possible exposure with NO sign of symptoms during daily monitoring.


Close Contact

Includes household where isolation of COVID-19 positive family member can’t be maintained - Patient/parent or guardian can return to clinic once the following guidelines have been met:

  1. Must quarantine at home for a period of 14 days from last contact with positive individual. 
    1. EX- Mom is positive for COVID-19 and can’t be isolated from child; mom is in isolation at home for 10 days; the child’s quarantine period of 14 days begins after mom’s isolation ends.
    2. EX – Sibling is positive for COVID-19 and is isolated immediately from other family members; child’s quarantine is the period of 14 days from when the sibling went into isolation.
  2. No symptoms reported during daily monitoring