Tag Archives: sanitary protocols
Mask Update April 2023
We’re giving everyone a heads up! On April 3, 2023, California’s mask requirement in healthcare settings will end. Here’s how that will work at Thrive:1. Staff will continue to wear well fitting masks that are medical grade surgical masks or … Continue reading
Covid Safety, Reassurance, and Cautious Optimism
Happy 2022I had some time to reflect over the break about how grateful I am that I get to be of service to all of you. I appreciate the trust and confidence you’ve all had in me over the past … Continue reading
Mask Update + Feeling Good Mind Experiment
Hello again from the space of this newsletter! It’s been a while. Normally I have a loose schedule for the newsletters, but back in March I threw the loose schedule out the window. With so much extra on our plates in … Continue reading
What Would Christina Do? 9 Months Into the pandemic
I normally try and keep the newsletters short, but this one is jam packed, so please scroll down to the parts that interest you: Coming Soon: Our New Practice Management Software!—If you’re a patient please read this part as it … Continue reading
How to Love your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air Quality
How To Love Your Lungs: Practical Support for Bad Air QualityIf you’ve worked with me at all you probably know that I’m not one to make hard rules about self care. I’m always encouraging you to follow your common sense … Continue reading
Why have a Pulse Oximeter at home?
Our New Device—The Pulse Oximeter—and Why You Want To Get OneThose of you that have been in for acupuncture since we reopened in May have experienced a new medical device—the pulse oximeter. It’s loosely clamps onto your finger and measures … Continue reading
Deep Listening: A Mind Experiment
Deep ListeningMaybe I’m an optimist, but I’m excited that it seems the US is poised to tackle racism and injustice at a deeper level. I know it’s causing big emotions, but I’d rather that the large scale challenges are out … Continue reading
Invitation to Join Membership Community
I wrote the first draft of this email a while ago and life has continued to unfold with heated upset and divisiveness. Both in Sonoma County about how our Shelter in Place and Health Orders are being communicated and enforced, … Continue reading
What Would Christina Do?
Since we’ve been back in the clinic seeing patients for 2 weeks, people keep asking me, “What are you doing for your health Christina?” During the initial stages of the pandemic reaching the US, there was quite a frenzy among … Continue reading
In-person Acupuncture Appts are back!
We are excited to say Christina is ready to start seeing patients in the office for acupuncture treatments with pre-screening and updated safety protocols. Requirements for In-person acupuncture Appointments Not have a fever or felt feverish for 2 weeks. Not … Continue reading