Coronavirus information for clinics

The ACAC is both optimistic and cautious regarding the status of COVID-19 in the community.  Chiropractors have been leaders in providing patient care in a safe and ethical manner during a novel viral pandemic.  

We hope to continue to see an easing of COVID-19 in the community and that we can continue to adapt the pandemic practice direction to reflect the diminished risk of COVID-19.  

While we transition from the pandemic to the new normal, practice direction will be reviewed and as appropriate, modified to continue to support the provision of health care by chiropractors. Please refer to communications from the College and use the below resources to stay informed. 

While these resources are updated regularly, they may not reflect all or the most recent changes for your area. As health professionals, it is your obligation to be informed of, and to uphold, all restrictions, bylaws, or other decisions that impact your clinic and the health and well-being of staff, patients, and visitors. 
 

Questions about chiropractic care and COVID-19?

Business resources

Government of Canada

  • Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) CEBA provides interest-free loans of up to $60,000 to small businesses to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced. 
  • Managing your business during the COVID-19 outbreak A listing of resources for businesses, including financial support, loans, suppliers and more.
  • Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy The CERS provides direct support of up to 65 per cent of eligible expenses to tenants and property owners for qualifying organizations affected by COVID-19. There is an additional 24 per cent available for tenants and property owners through lockdowns. 
  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)  As a Canadian employer who has seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15. This subsidy will enable you to re-hire workers, help prevent further job losses, and ease you back into normal operations.
  • Economic Response Plan A listing of general resources and supports for individuals, businesses, sectors and more.
  • Black Entrepreneurship program (BEP):  BEP is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations, and financial institutions. With an investment of up to $221 million over four years, it will help Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses and succeed now and into the future.

Government of Alberta 

Municipal governments

Please refer to your local municipal government website or other local information sources to see what is required in your area.

Non-profit support for small businesses

ACAC Communications provided under the ACAC Direction for providing services under eased pandemic restrictions

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