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JCC Covid Protocols

Current Covid-19 Guidelines

Covid-19 mitigation strategies are determined by Kaiserman senior staff, taking into account guidance from our Covid Advisory Committee, the Centers for Disease Control, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, and most importantly the county’s current COVID-19 Community Level. Please note: The current Community Level is Low.

Masking
At this level, masks are no longer required in indoor settings for individuals who are healthy and who are not caring for someone who is at higher risk for severe COVID-19. However, individuals who are at higher risk for severe COVID-19 and those caring for others at higher risk should consult with a healthcare provider about masking and appropriate mitigation strategies.
Vaccinations
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 remains the best way to avoid serious illness and hospitalization. The Montgomery County Office of Public Health continues to operate four sites that offer the vaccine at no charge. All eligible Montgomery County residents are urged to get a booster dose as soon as they are eligible.
The JCC requires up to date vaccination for all staff, and adults participating in our sports and wellness programming.
The JCC strongly encourages all children who are eligible to be up to date with their vaccinations.
Covid-19 Exposures
When we have a positive case of Covid-19, we will use the CDC Covid Calculator to determine next steps.  The community will be advised via email of all positive cases while keeping identities private.
People who have been exposed, are symptom free, vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19 in the past 90 days do not need to quarantine.
Test-to-stay
This is an option for non-vaccinated close contacts of individuals with Covid-19 to remain in a childcare setting instead of quarantining at home.
Participants should take a rapid COVID-19 test every day for 5 days after the exposure.
If the tests are negative, they are allowed to attend childcare.
Testing is not required on weekends or holidays.
Participants should wear a mask at the childcare facility for 10 days after the exposure.
Masks are not required when the individual is eating, drinking, or sleeping.