COVID policy

COVID Policy

What is Therapy Abroad’s Policy with Regard to Covid-19?

Therapy Abroad has developed a comprehensive risk management plan for each of the countries we work in. In 2021 we were able to run programs in Belize, Thailand, and the Dominican Republic safety without incident by following these safety guidelines and with cooperation from our local partners and students. These plans are available upon request. As part of our strategy we have implemented

We recognize not every student, family, or university will allow travel this year, despite the risk mitigation outlined above. Should students apply for 2022 programs, and then choose to defer to a future program, we would be happy to move that student’s application to a program with a later start date.

Is Therapy Abroad Requiring Covid-19 Vaccines?

Yes, beginning January 2022 all Therapy Abroad students and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by one of the CDC approved vaccines.
The WHO and US CDC agree that the vaccine helps reduce the risk of serious illness and helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. 99% of our summer 2021 students were vaccinated and the success of our programs is a big reason we are requiring all students and staff to be vaccinated beginning 2022.
At Therapy Abroad, we also believe that we are all part of a global community and that we have some shared responsibilities as part of that community. Our programs are all about people –working with people, helping people, sharing ideas with people, and learning form people. Vaccines will help us continue our work by

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