Important Information

We're excited to welcome folks back inside for acupuncture but we've made some important changes. Read more below...

All of the changes we’ve made are things that we’ve given a lot of thought to in order to provide as safe an environment as we can to protect our staff and patients. We our doing our best to minimize risks related to COVID-19 but also acknowledge that just being open has inherent risks. Our goal is to continue to provide affordable acupuncture services, to our community, especially at a time when so many of us are experiencing an increase stress, economic hardship,  chaos, natural disasters, social conflict, etc. Like many other small businesses, we are open, in part, because our continued survival depends on it.

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Appointments are needed. 

No walk-in appointments, though last minute appointments may be available.

Call or use our online scheduler to check availability.

Call us when you arrive and our staff will meet you at the front door to welcome you inside after your pre-treatment screening.

Our staff is required to screen for COVID-19 symptoms and to stay home if they become sick.

We are now using hospital grade air ionizing equipment in our HVAC system, and have high capacity HEPA filters running. We have increased fresh air and ventilation by opening windows and running an exhaust fan as well.  

Extensive and ongoing sanitizing, cleaning and laundry.

Call us if you are running late. Depending on how late, we may have to reschedule your appointment.

When You Arrive


Masks Must Be Worn At All Times When In the Clinic


We'll Need To Ask You Questions About Symptoms or Contacts with Sick People

(click on this image to download our screening form)



Wash or Sanitize Your Hands When You Arrive for Treatment


Avoid Touching Your Face


Scheduling and Payment Options

New payment systems for credit/debit/HSA,
cash (bring exact change please),
and checks.

Self-scheduling online is easy. If you haven't used this feature before give us a call.

Treatment packages (aka punch-cards) are available and make touchless checking in quicker and easier.

A Few Details

Treatments will be limited to 45 minutes- so be on time.

Only people with appointments will be able to enter the clinic.

Bring Headphones or Earplugs to minimize noise distractions.

Bring a small pillow if you like, but we will supply clean linens for every treatment.

Let's Work Together to Get Through this Time and Practice Precaution to Keep Each Other Safer.

Please call us or send us an email if you have any concerns or questions about your treatment at Providence Community Acupuncture. 

We cannot offer treatment at this time to anyone with the following symptoms:

  • People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fever or chills 
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Sore throat
    • Headache
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Runny nose or stuffy nose
    • Fatigue
    • Recent loss of taste or smell

    Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness. This list is not all inclusive. 

  • To prevent infection with COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends frequent handwashing with soap and warm water; coughing and sneezing into your elbow or a tissue; avoid touching mouth, nose, and eyes; and if you are sick, stay at home. MORE
  • As of April 1, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends that anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should be tested. MORE ON TESTING

Hand-Washing Video