COVID Entry Policy

 

Effective September 22, 2021, the following policy applies to all individuals over twelve years of age seeking entry to Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC). The policy will be strictly enforced and any individual that does not comply with the policy will be asked to leave NPCC immediately. 

 

Any individual that has any symptoms of COVID should not seek entry into NPCC until fourteen days after the symptoms subside and after completing two negative COVID tests. 

 

All individuals must provide proof of full vaccination using a Canadian government authorized vaccine completed more than fourteen days prior to entry into NPCC.  

You can download a pdf copy of your vaccination certificate here.

 

For contact tracing purposes, all individuals must sign the sign in sheet at the reception desk at NPCC which includes their name, signature, phone number, time of entry, purpose, and time of departure. 

 

All individuals inside NPCC must, at all times, wear a mask which covers their nose, mouth and chin. Masks must be a minimum of two tightly woven cotton layers. N95 masks are preferable.

 

For EAG members, this policy is effective September 9, 2021, and is in place until rescinded or until further amended. 

You must:

  • Perform self-screening before entering facilities.

  • Provide proof of double vaccination.

  • Sign in at front desk and provide contact information.

  • Wear face coverings except during eating breaks. 

  • Maintain social distancing of at least 2 metres (except for other members of same household or their caregivers).

  • Ensure that materials and equipment are not shared. If it is necessary to do so, then they must be disinfected before use by the next person.

Masks

  • All visitors are required to wear masks while inside the Centre. Visitors may take eating and drinking breaks provided they are seated apart at a minimum of 2 metres square per person.

  • Masks must be surgical, however, cloth masks may be worn if made with at least two layers of fabric.

  • Masks must be clean and without tears or holes.

Illness

  • If a guest develops symptoms while at NPCC, the guest will leave the premises.

  • All items in contact with the guest will be cleaned and disinfected by staff.

  • If a staff person develops illness while at work, they will immediately remove themselves from any contact with others, notify their supervisor and go home.

  • If a COVID-19 case is suspected, visitors from that week will be notified immediately. The local public health unit will be contacted to notify them of a potential case and advice will be sought regarding the information that will be shared with the public. 

  • Visitors or staff that are exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 will be excluded from the program setting for 14 days. Public health will be consulted for procedures on testing before being permitted to rejoin the program.