Hands covered in soapy bubbles for Omicron.

Prepare for Omicron

The Omicron variant, also known as B.1.1.529, is a strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. It was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) in November 2021. Since its emergence, the Omicron variant has raised significant concerns worldwide.

Omicron is classified as a variant of concern by the WHO due to its potential impact on the behavior of the virus. It is highly transmissible and has quickly become the dominant variant in many countries. The variant has led to a surge in COVID-19 cases, prompting governments and health organizations to implement stricter measures to control its spread.

Early studies suggest that the Omicron variant may have an increased ability to evade immunity from previous infections or vaccinations. This has raised concerns about the effectiveness of existing vaccines against this variant.

Symptoms of the Omicron variant are still under study, but experts anticipate them to be similar to those of other COVID-19 variants. These may include fever, cough, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell.

To stay informed about the Omicron variant and its implications, it’s advisable to consult reputable sources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and reliable news outlets. These sources provide reliable and up-to-date information on the variant. These sources provide up-to-date and accurate information on the variant. You can also visit websites like factcheck.org, PMC, The New York Times, and Hopkins Medicine for more insights and research on the Omicron variant.

Our staff are all fully vaccinated and we will continue to do all we can to prepare for Omicron and ensure a safe and clean environment for everybody.

Anyone on site is still required to pass our Covid-19 screening questionnaire, wear a face mask and scan the QR code.

Please bring your own towel (about beach towel size) with you for massage and acupuncture sessions. We know that this would cause you a bit of inconvenience but it will be helpful to prevent the spread of infection and better protect everybody on site.

Let’s hope we can get through this quickly together.

the Happipuncture team