As we continue to respond to the ever-changing environment around COVID-19, the safety of our patients, staff and doctors is our highest priority. We understand that new information surrounding the changing landscape of our everyday routines has many feeling concerned.
As we navigate this situation, SuMejorVida Centro Quiropráctico is relying on guidance from international chiropractic associations and healthcare organizations, as well as the Government of the Republic of Ecuador, to direct our actions. Many, including the International Chiropractors Association, view chiropractic care as an essential healthcare service that can be used by patients with a wide array of health conditions.
As a result, when and where possible, SuMejorVida Centro Quiropráctico are open, and we remain committed to providing convenient and affordable chiropractic care in our local communities. We know that many will continue to have healthcare needs that can be helped through chiropractic care, and we feel a responsibility and commitment to our patients.
We are closely monitoring recommendations and protocols established by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Dirección Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica (DINE), Coronavirus Ecuador portal enabled by the National Government, Regulatory Documents Coronavirus Ecuador issued by the Ministry of Public Health, as well as state and local health departments. We pledge to communicate if our position needs to be modified as the COVID-19 circumstances develop.
As a precautionary measure, we have implemented increased hygiene routines, monitoring and operations protocols and are following clinic procedures outlined by healthcare organizations and leading authorities within the chiropractic profession.
Thank you on behalf of everyone here at SuMejorVida Centro Quiropráctico for your loyalty, support and patience through these unprecedented times. There is nothing more important to us than meeting the needs of our patients and we stay committed to doing just that.