Healthfix’s Plan To Keep You Covid Safe!

Healthfix is and always has been an inclusive practice committed to creating healthier communities by helping individuals become the experts of their own healthy lives. We’re so excited to be welcoming everyone back into the clinic, within the constraints of the NSW Government regulations on October 11th. While we are excited to have many of you back into our indoor facilities, we want to ensure you that your safety is and always has been our highest priority.

As Healthfix offers essential health services and operates as a gym facility, we have we have a very comprehensive Covid Safety Plan to ensure all of our clients, regardless of their vaccination status, can access their personal health services to stay on track with their health and wellness goals.

In summary, here’s how we are staying Covid safe while we work through this pandemic:
  • Following the NSW guidelines for those who are fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption from the Covid vaccine. Click here to view what you can access as a fully vaccinated or medically exempt client.
  • Following the NSW guidelines for those who are unvaccinated or have only received one dose of the Covid vaccine. Click here to view what you can do as an unvaccinated or partially vaccinated client.
  • ServiceNSW QR code entry upon arrival of all staff and visitors for ease of contract tracing
  • All staff members have been double vaccinated prior to the 11th of October.
  • All Staff have completed the NSW Government’s Covid-19 infection control training and NSW Government’s Covid-19 awareness training for gyms. 
  • Requesting unvaccinated or partially vaccinated clients, to provide evidence of a negative covid test within 3 days prior to their appointment if accessing face to face clinical services.
  • Promoting and recommending telehealth services for all clients where possible.
  • Not enforcing cancellation fees for those displaying Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Offering outdoor exercise options for those unvaccinated or uncomfortable in training in our indoor gym.
  • Enforcing staff members to work from home and get tested if identified as a casual or close contact. Enforcing staff members to take sick leave and get tested if experiencing any symptoms associated with Covid-19.
  • Adequate signage displayed on our covid-19 safety practices and policies displayed on our website.
  • Following the 1 person per 4 square metre rule, by monitoring numbers through our booking system and limiting staff on site where possible.
    • Maximum capacity at Healthfix North Sydney: 141 people
    • Maximum capacity of group classes 20 people in a class.
  • Mask are mandatory (unless medically exempt) in our premises and can only be removed if completing strenuous exercise. (More clarity surrounding this restriction to come when the NSW Government releases more information.)
  • Team members to use verbal ques as much as possible with clients, and only get closer than 1.5 metres if they need to for client treatment or safety.
  • Floor signage to indicate physical distancing guidelines.
  • Hand hygiene and general hygiene posters displayed. Hand sanitiser easily accessible throughout the clinic.
  • Disinfectant wipes easily accessible and available to all staff and visitors throughout the clinic.
  • Gym equipment, EFTPOS machine and high touch areas sanitised after each use.
  • Covid-19 Safety Procedures discussed in all team meetings. Any issues with safety raised by team  members and actioned by management in these meetings.
  • Cleaning schedule in place for all facilities.
  • Professional cleaning of entire premises twice a week.
Further detail on our covid safety procedures and how they meet the guidelines in place by the NSW Government can be found on our covid safety plan. If you have any questions, concerns or comments surrounding our Covid Policies and procedures. Please give our team a call on 02 8065 0446 and we would be more than happy to discuss.