ATTENTION: Massage Therapy is Closed Per Governor’s Orders

If you haven’t seen it, the Governor issued a new Executive Order 7H over the weekend that mandates all non-essential business close, effective at 8:00pm THIS EVENING, 3/23/2020 through 4/22/2020.   https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Office-of-the-Governor/Executive-Orders/Lamont-Executive-Orders/Executive-Order-No-7H.pdf?la=en&fbclid=IwAR0NCN7iOIk5kPsdtO7tdy33NlCvIcsIEyFeufzS4eOyhnb-CjsfRSfiqqE  Massage Therapy is considered a non-essential business by the state. We are not considered essential health care.

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Update on Financial Help for Self Employed

Greetings members,Nikki received an update from SBA. If you are a sole proprietor or organized as an LLC, you DO qualify for the new, low-interest SBA loan. Here is what they had to say: “Most small business owners whether they are sole proprietors or organized as an LLC

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Open Letter to AMTA-CT Chapter Members

Hello All. I hope that this challenging and unique time finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. During these past two weeks, the AMTA National and CT representatives have been diligently working to get information, clarification, and understanding, as well as a plan forward. Unfortunately,

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AMTA-CT Events Cancelled Through June 8

In accordance with a new AMTA policy, all AMTA-CT events are cancelled through June 8th. Specifically, this means we will NOT be participating in: The Mystic Half Marathon  EMS Expo Massage Therapy Awareness Day at the Capitol   In addition, the May Board of Directors Orientation Meeting

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Spring 2020 Delegate Report

Filed by Delegates Nikki Arel and Jeff Shuman The AOD (Assembly of Delegates) Report 2019 has been finalized and released. There was a summary of the discussions had at the AOD in October. The Position Statement regarding online education was defeated in the Assembly. If you have

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Why I Volunteer for Outreach Events

Thoughts from the CSMT desk I first learned of the AMTA CT-Chapter Community Service Massage Team the way many of us have.  I was a newbie in massage school and there was a section on the AMTA and what the Emergency Division of the CSMT had done. 

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