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 Legislative and Policy Developments
Department of Health
Health Regulation and Licensing Administration
Board of Massage Therapy
899 North Capitol St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 877-672-2174 or 202-727-8471
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 500 hours and passing the MBLEx, NCBTMB, or NCCA
Renewal: 14 CEU hours/2 years
3 hours of ethics
6 hours hands-on
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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.