Public Notice—COVID-19

Posted On: June 1, 2020

The College has become aware that some Registrants are promoting treatment or supplements as a means of boosting immune systems and may imply that this will prevent infection from COVID-19.

Any statements by naturopaths about the prevention and/or treatment of COVID-19, beyond the information made available by public health authorities, are inappropriate, potentially harmful, and likely to violate the College’s Standard of Practice on the Scope of Practice and the Standard of Practice for AdvertisingWhen brought to the attention of the College, such statements will be forwarded to the Inquiries, Complaints & Reports Committee for further investigation.

The College’s Standard of Practice for Advertising prohibits marketing and/or advertising that is false, inaccurate, reasonably capable of misleading the public, unverifiable, or contrary to the public interest in the practice of the profession.

For more information about COVID-19 for the public and NDs, click here.

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