Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This COVID-19 section is a resource brought to you by MASSAGE Magazine, to help massage therapists practice safely; develop supplemental income streams whether choosing to practice or not; and stay connected to advice on marketing, self-care, PPE, coronavirus research, and sanitation products and guidelines.

In reporting on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), MASSAGE Magazine relies on such trusted sources as the World Health Organization, the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention.

Scroll down to read articles published during 2020—and check back frequently, as this content is updated and augmented on a regular basis (and will be throughout the duration of the pandemic.)

Explore these resources as well:

State-By-State Resources on COVID-19, Reopening Status & Massage Therapy

These sources will help you keep track of your state’s statistics; phasing and open dates; and regulations for massage and spas:

World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-10) pandemic resources

Myth-busting information, travel advisories, and links to global research on the virus.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19) page

An updated map, charts and data on cases and deaths in the U.S.; guidance on wearing a mask; information on how to protect yourself; and advice on what to do if you think you might be infected.

Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options and Additional Resources

The SBA administers Economic injury Disaster Loans to provide economic relief to small business and nonprofit organizations that are experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.