In light of the COVID-19 (the coronavirus) outbreak, ISPA has released their statement on the matter as well as shared links to helpful tips and tricks for spa professionals. ISPA has declared that they will continue to monitor the statements that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help keep the spa industry as informed as possible.
The ISPA chairman Garrett Mersberger shared his statement on ISPA saying, "When I think of crazy times, I think of family. We need each other, and on behalf of the ISPA board of directors and the entire ISPA staff, I want to let you know that we are here for you."
Mersberger also went on to discuss the March Snapshot Survey, which is currently looking into what spas are doing to keep from spreading COVID-19, and they will be releasing that data soon.
Finally, ISPA's COVID-19 dedicated page also includes webinars, podcasts and protection measure guidelines.