Thank you for visiting Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Associates of Nashua!
We utilize an integrative approach that incorporates the best of modern and innovative Western medicine techniques (also called allopathic or conventional medicine) along with time-tested ancient East Asian medicine. At AIMA of Nashua, you can expect goal oriented therapy characterized by trust and collaboration between provider and patient. We value integrity, clinical excellence and compassionate care.
We remain committed to your health and safety.
CDC Standard Precautions and NH Universal Best Practices utilized to mitigate risk of COVID-19 and other transmissible diseases are routine everyday practice at AIMA of Nashua, PLLC. Your safety remains our number one priority.
New Hampshire is flattening the curve and we can optimistically say the COVID-19 pandemic is fading into our collective rear view mirror. As a result, we are very pleased to announce a new normal at AIMA of Nashua effective 7/01/2021, which includes an easing of restrictions for visitors and patients.
We are grateful for your assistance, compliance, and understanding throughout the many changes and challenges of the past year. We appreciate you and sincerely thank you for your patience and perseverance.
What you need to know:
- If you have symptoms of common cold, flu, COVID-19, or flu-like illness, please stay home and call your PCP or the state hotline at 2-1-1 for guidance.
- The waiting room is open. Please come in and we’ll be right with you!
- Masks are not required of anyone, but will be encouraged if you are not vaccinated against COVID-19, you are partially vaccinated against COVID-19, you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and immunocompromised, or if you appear to have symptoms of common cold, flu, COVID-19, or flu-like illness.
- Online Check-In must be completed at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.
- Please use hand sanitizer upon arrival and let us know if you’ve recently had symptoms of common cold, flu, COVID-19, or flu-like illness.
- Please present your COVID-19 vaccination card for scanning into your chart (if you have one and haven’t already provided it). This is not required to visit the office.
- No more than two patients or visitors will be allowed in an exam room.
- Frequently touched surfaces are cleaned and disinfected between each patient visit and at the end of the day.
- You can pay for your visit in-office. Cash and checks are preferred and all major credit cards are accepted, as well as contactless cards and mobile proximity payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, etc).
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the symptoms of common cold, flu, COVID-19 or flu-like illness for which I should stay home and call my PCP or the state hotline 2-1-1 for guidance ? Sneezing, runny nose, congestion, scratchy throat, sore throat, cough, loss of taste or smell, fever, chills, shaking with chills, fatigue, malaise, new shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new headache, new body aches or muscle pain; new skin changes or rash, new nausea, gastrointestinal upset, abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea; delirium or confusion.
Will I have to wear a mask if I am fully vaccinated? Masks are not required for anyone to visit the office. Persons who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, partially vaccinated against COVID-19, fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and immunocompromised, or those who appear to have symptoms of common cold, flu, COVID-19, or flu-like illness are encouraged to wear a mask in order to mitigate the risk of severe illness and to protect others.
Will I have to do the Check-In before every visit? Yes. We ask you to participate in your own care in this way for several reasons: active involvement boosts success in meeting your goals, it facilitates individualized and thorough care during your visit, and it serves as an infectious disease safety measure. The Check-In questionnaire will always be available in your secure patient portal and is included with your confirmation email, below the signature line. Please thoughtfully fill it out at home and submit it via your portal, or you may call it in verbally to us at 603-718-8328. Failure to submit Check-In may result in your appointment being rescheduled.
Should I bring my COVID-19 vaccination card or a copy of it? Yes. We will scan it into your electronic health record, but it is not required to visit the office. And we’ll be happy to provide you with a copy of it to keep in your wallet so you can keep the original safe at home.
What infection control procedures do you follow? CDC Standard Precautions and NH Universal Best Practices utilized to mitigate risk of COVID-19 and other transmissible diseases are routine everyday practice at AIMA of Nashua, PLLC. This includes: encouraging use of face masks when deemed necessary, good and frequent hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfection of frequently touched surfaces between patients, limiting shared objects, pre visit Check-In and health screening, telehealth services, social distancing and reducing physical contact, improving ventilation, and isolation or quarantine when deemed necessary.
What are your office hours for in-person appointments? Tuesday through Thursday from 10am – 5pm. Visits are by appointment only and we have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Please call us at 603-718-8328 to schedule, reschedule, or cancel an appointment.
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HEALTH ALERT – If you have these symptoms: Sneezing, runny nose, congestion, scratchy throat, sore throat, cough, loss of taste or smell, fever, chills, shaking with chills, fatigue, malaise, new shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new headache, new body aches or muscle pain; new skin changes or rash, new nausea, gastrointestinal upset, abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea; delirium or confusion – DO NOT ENTER THE OFFICE. Please call 603-718-8328 to reschedule your appointment. Go directly home and call your primary care provider or the state hotline at 2-1-1 for guidance. For any emergency, call 911.
Please call the Nashua COVID-19 Hotline at 603-589-3456 for questions regarding COVID-19, and call the Nashua Department of Community Health Services at 603-589-4500 for questions about other infectious diseases.