Since the public health emergency state was announced, the CAAA office has received phone calls and emails, inquiring about Guidelines regarding tele-health in relation to the announcement of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) new Order (CMOH Order 07-2020), Prohibitions on Non-Essential Health Services.
Council responded swiftly. A special meeting was called on March 28, 2020. After careful deliberation, the CAAA Council approved Guidelines regarding Prohibitions on Non-Essential Services (http://acupuncturealberta.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CAAA-GUIDELINE-APR-2-2020.pdf) and has now approved the following Guidelines regarding tele-health. Acupuncturists must comply with both Guidelines.