COVID-19 Policies

COVID-19 Guidelines (UPDATED 12/3/20)

Screening Questions:

  1. Have you been in contact* with someone known to have COVID-19 OR been told by a public health official that you may have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
  2. Have you personally had COVID-19? If so, have you been released by a physician to return to regular activities?
  3. Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?

Fever/ Chills

Cough/ Shortness of breath/ Difficulty breathing


Altered smell or taste

Muscle aches


Sore throat

Congestion/ Runny nose

Nausea/ Vomiting/ Diarrhea

Unexplained rash or discoloration in the extremities

  • Have you travelled to any of the following places in the past 14 days?

Note: if yes, the state of Kansas requires a mandatory 14-day quarantine

  • Attended/travelled to a mass gathering >500 people where individuals did not socially distance AND wear masks.
  • Been on a cruise ship or River Cruise

Note: If you answered yes to any of the previous questions, a negative COVID-19 tests is not sufficient to release you from the clinics quarantine policy. Based on the potential for false negatives, Bird Physical Therapy recommends a cancellation of all visits for 14 days if exposed to the COVID-19 virus.  **

In-Clinic Guidelines:

  1. We Require all patients to wear a mask at all times, including while exercising. If you feel you are having trouble breathing during your exercises, please discuss a modification with your therapist. A private room may be provided to rest if needed.
  2. All patients will have their temperature taken upon entry. Patients with a temperature above 99.5 will be asked to immediately leave and contact their physician.
  3. Hand Sanitizer or hand washing is required upon entry and departure.
  4. Employees will take temperatures twice per shift and all equipment is cleaned with each use.
  5. We continue to encourage Social distancing while in the community to keep you, your families, and your friends and neighbors safe.

*See CDC guidelines for definition of “close contact”

**See CDC guidelines for options to shorten quarantine period.