An important message from ABMP President, Les Sweeney and Ruth Werner on COVID-19.
The CARES Act that passed Friday, March 27 (www.abmp.com/updates/news/cares-act-information-and-analysis-massage-therapists-and-bodyworkers), provides many potential methods of assistance for our members.
Can I or should I work? - On March 16, 2020, ABMP issued a statement strongly encouraging all massage and bodywork practitioners to suspend practice, as social distancing is not feasible in massage...
March 27, 2020
At 11:30 a.m. MT, it was announced that Congress completed its approval of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2 trillion deal to provide economic relief to those most affected by COVID-19. The President has committed to signing the bill. Congress had been working feverishly for more than a week to develop the eventual 880-page bill.
Join ABMP on Friday, March 27, 2020, at noon (11:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. MT, 1:00 p.m. CT, 2:00 p.m. ET) for a live Community Q&A webinar for the massage profession. Authors Ruth Werner and Allissa Haines, ABMP President Les Sweeney, and ABMP Director of Professional Education Kristin Coverly will share updates on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and field viewer questions. Take advantage of this opportunity to come together as a community and stay informed as you navigate the changes in our lives and businesses.
We’ve been carefully watching the wave of coronavirus sweeping the United States. As of today, we’re contacting our legislators in Colorado to strongly encourage them to create a national financial package that would assist you—independent businesspeople and contractors—through this pandemic. We cannot email each of the 535 Senators and Congresspeople directly, so we encourage you to contact them.
Navigating a world with COVID-19 is new for all of us and is subject to daily and sometimes hourly changes as we escalate measures to protect health and safety..