INVIVO’s Mask Advisory Update

Thank you, as always, for choosing and trusting INVIVO Wellness. Our goal is to keep all our clients and staff safe, healthy, and stress-free.

It has been a long journey for all of us. We have braved so much of it together and alone. Brighter days are ahead. Let’s work together to keep our city and community healthy and strong.


MASKING POLICY

Following updated CDC guidance and local guidelines, supported by our internal decision-making process, the INVIVO Wellness Mask Protocol is being updated in the following ways, effective January 3, 2023.

The policies are meant to balance everyone’s safety, using CDC recommendations of masking and distancing, while trying to not disrupt client participation at INVIVO Wellness.

We are certain that with wisdom and compassion, we will see our way through this challenging time.
Thank you all in advance for your support.

Regardless of vaccination status:

COMMON AREAS
Face Masks are REQUIRED at all times in all common areas (Lobby, Locker rooms, Hallways, Restrooms).

THE STUDIO
For groups of 6 people or fewer, Masking is OPTIONAL.
For groups of more than 6 people, Masking is REQUIRED.
Guidelines to be followed for all movement classes and any activity held in this room.

GYM/FITNESS CENTER
Face Masks are REQUIRED when there are 4 or more people in the studio. Masks should be worn while exercising.

TREATMENT ROOMS
(Physical Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic Care)
If both practitioner and patient are fully vaccinated, masking is based on the client’s preference.

VACCINATION STATUS
Clients must provide proof of vaccination to the Front Desk if they wish to unmask during treatment or activities. We will only record vaccination status. This information will be kept private according to HIPAA guidelines.

SOCIAL DISTANCING
Social distancing is required throughout the facility.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
All guests are required to follow COVID-19 protocols this includes: washing hands often, maintaining social distance from others who don’t live with you, avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces, covering coughs and sneezes, cleaning and disinfecting high touch surfaces, etc.) See all CDC guidelines.


WHAT’S AVAILABLE AT INVIVO ?

SERVICES
Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Personal Training (in-person/virtual), and Chiropractic Care.
Mental Wellness with Leah Mott is virtual.

CLASSES
See guidelines above. Hybrid and Virtual classes also available.

GYM
See guidelines above.

LOCKER ROOMS
-All lockers are open. We still recommend minimizing personal belongings when possible.

-Towel Service is available. Collect bath towel(s) at the Front Desk. Used towels go through the chute in the locker rooms.

-One shower per locker room is now available.

SAUNA
Saunas are open. Only 2 people at a time. No bare skin contact with sauna surfaces. Flip flops require. Sitting on towels required.

WATER FOUNTAIN
Water fountain open – only for bottle filling.


OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

To ensure the safest and most inclusive environment, INVIVO Wellness staff will treat every guest with dignity, respect, patience, and kindness and expect our guests to do the same.

– if you are exhibiting any symptoms including fever, headache, sore throat, or feeling disoriented please do not enter the facility.

– Our staff will be masked while in public high-traffic INVIVO spaces or in direct service to members and guests.

– If you do not have a mask, we will have masks available for purchase.

– We will ask you to sanitize your hands when you enter the facility and at any time at the discretion of the staff. If you do not have hand sanitizer we will have hand sanitizer available.

– We continue to follow CDC sanitizing and hand hygiene protocols.

– We are using Ecolab’s Peroxide Multi-Surface Cleaner and Disinfectant which has been proven effective at killing the SARS-CoV-2 virus in only 30 seconds. Spray bottles are available in the Studio, Gym and locker rooms to be used to disinfect equipment and surfaces.


LOOKING FORWARD

We will continue to adhere to state and local public health rules and follow CDC guidelines.

Thank you for being part of the INVIVO community. We hope that by implementing these requirements we will earn your long-term trust, confidence, and loyalty.

Please read our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions.
Previous Re-opening Protocols


RESOURCES

December 27, 2021 – CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population

Updated December 20, 2021 – Omnicron Variant: What you Need to Know

July 27, 2021 – CDC Fully Vaccinated Guidelines

July 29, 2021 – City of Milwaukee Health Department Mask Advisory.

CDC Choosing Safer Act

CDC Masks Protect You & Me


WHAT YOU CAN DO:

– If you are not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, NOW is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your loved ones, and protect others.

– Continue to take steps to protect yourself and others in all situations, by wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet apart from others, avoiding crowds, and performing hand hygiene.

– Take all precautions when you are in a large public area or in a gathering with unvaccinated people.

– The Milwaukee Health Department strongly advises anyone, regardless of vaccination status, who experiences symptoms or has come in contact with someone who has COVID-19, get tested and quarantine until a negative COVID-19 test is received. More information on free testing locations and hours can be found at milwaukee.gov/COVIDtesting.

– If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested and stay home and away from others.

– If you or someone you know is looking for options to get vaccinated, hours and locations for walk-up clinics and a schedule of mobile clinics can be found at milwaukee.gov/COVIDvax.

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