By emergency rule, the District of Columbia is mandating vaccinations against COVID-19 for health professionals. Massage therapists must receive their first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine on or before September 30, 2021.
District of Columbia
Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
Board of Massage Therapy
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-724-4900 or 877-672-2174
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 500 hours and NCETMB or MBLEX
Renewal: 12 hours/2 years
3 hours of ethics
6 hours hands-on
Per a Mayor's Order released June 19, 2020, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the District of Columbia entered Phase Two of reopening Monday, June 22, 2020.