COVID-19 Notice

COVID Safety Notice


Updated 5th July 2021

At Q Pilates, we’re focused on the well-being of every person who steps through our clinic doors. This includes the health and safety of our local communities, which includes you, our patients, as well as our team members.

The Federal Minister for Health has confirmed that allied health business are essential services and can continue to operate. As we operate our service within the allied health setting, we will continue to service the needs of our patients. With safety as our first priority, we have transformed how we are offering Clinical Pilates, this service will be delivered in a one-on-one session with an allied health professional only.

Face masks are now mandatory in the following government areas:

Brisbane and Moreton Bay, City of Gold Coast, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City, Noosa Shire Council, Redland City, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Townsville City Council and Palm Island Aboriginal Shire.

We are open and are taking all precautionary measures to ensure our communities’ safety. We ask that you please wear a mask when visiting our clinic. We look forward to welcoming you in to the clinic at your next appointment.

Read the latest advice from Queensland Health – HERE

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