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2021 Covid Protocols | Updated July 2021

Screening and Preventing COVID-19 Infections

Children & Adult Health

  • Regular Screening and Assessment
  • Parents and Staff will complete daily self-screening form.
  • Monitor symptoms regularly.
  • Children and Staff should stay home when they are generally sick, showing signs of COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Promoting Behaviors that Reduce Spread and Maintain Healthy Environments

Modify Layouts and Activities

  • Children will attend all scheduled activities as a group.
  • Consistent staff will remain with each group all day.
  • Limit large gatherings when social distancing between groups is not possible.
  • Staggered scheduled times for activities of each group.
  • No field trips.
  • Activities will be held outdoors whenever possible.
Carpool
  • Children arrive and dismiss through carpool. Whenever possible, parents will not enter the building for drop off or pick up.
  • Only staff from that child’s group will get them and their belongings from carpool at arrival and to carpool at dismissal.
  • Each group will have their own designated carpool area on campus.

Hygiene

  • Reinforce hand washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Increase monitoring to ensure adherence among children and staff.
  • Encourage staff and children to cover coughs and sneezes with arm or a tissue when possible.
  • Used tissues thrown in trash and hands should be washed immediately with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, hand sanitizer should be used.

Face Coverings

  • Reinforce the use of face coverings for children by staff.
  • Unvaccinated Children and Staff:
    • Wear face coverings indoors.
  • Fully vaccinated:
  • May participate in all activities, indoors and outdoors without a mask. Anyone vaccinated who chooses to wear a mask will be supported. 

Cleaning and Shared Objects

  • Develop a schedule for increased routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces throughout facility.
  • Ensure safe, correct use of disinfectants, including storing products safely away from children.
  • Use gloves when needed Wash hands after removing gloves.
  • Provide adequate soap, hand sanitizer, paper towels, tissues, disinfectant wipes, and face coverings.
  • Discourage sharing of items whenever possible, especially items that are difficult to disinfect.
  • Provide supplies for each individual group whenever possible to minimize sharing.
  • Keep each child’s belongings separated from others’ in individually labeled containers or cubbies.

Pool and Water Play

  • Ensure children and staff practice proper hygiene routine before entering and leaving the pool area.
  • Provide hand sanitizer in the pool area where hand washing is not available.
  • Maintain adequate staff to ensure children’s safety. Efforts to maintain physical distancing should not impact existing safety protocols (e.g. first aid, CPR)

Food Service

  • Children will bring their own lunches. No outside lunch vendors will be used.
  • Children will eat in their designated area with their group, not in cafeteria with mixed groups.
  • School/Camp will provide snack for children.

Gatherings, Visitors and Field Trips

  • No nonessential visitors on campus.
  • JCC members will not be using our facility.
  • Children will not go on field trips.
  • Parents will not enter the building during arrival and dismissal, whenever feasible.

Communication Systems

  • Consistent with applicable law and privacy policies, have staff and families self-report to Administrators if they have symptoms of COVID-19, a positive test result for COVID-19 or were exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
  • Notify staff and families of closures and restrictions in place to limit COVID-19 spread.
Preparation if Someone Gets COVID-19

Isolate Those Who are Sick

  • Identify an isolation area and immediately separate staff or child with COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Individuals who are sick will be cared for following CDC guidelines.
  • Establish procedure for if a person becomes sick and needs to be transported.
Clean and Disinfect

  • Close off areas used by sick person and do not use these areas until after disinfecting them.
  • Wait at least 24 hours before cleaning areas used by sick person. If 24 hours is not feasible, wait as long as possible.
Notify Health Officials and Close Contacts

  • In accordance with state and local regulations, administrators will notify local health officials, staff, and families immediately of any case of COVID-19 while maintaining confidentiality in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Advise those who have had close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 to separate themselves, self-monitor and follow CDC guidance if symptoms develop.

Advise Sick Individuals of Home Isolation Criteria

  • Sick staff members or children should not return until they have met CDC’s criteria to discontinue home isolation.
  • As per CDC Guidelines, Vaccinated people who are exposed to Covid-19 will not be required to quarantine, but just monitor for symptoms.
 
 
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