Volunteers are asked to protect the Ministry by following our COVID guidelines. Staff are required to follow them.
Executive Director will watch the positivity rate for Lincoln County and go by the CDC/Lincoln County Health Department suggestions for when to wear masks.
If staff are showing any COVID symptoms, they are required to stay home and take a COVID test.
If volunteers are showing any COVID symptoms, they are required to stay home until symptoms are gone and asked to take a COVID test.
If staff or volunteers have been exposed to someone with COVID, they will wear a mask for 5 days
Executive Director can send people home.
The test date is day 0 of your isolation period.
On day 6, a second test is required.
If on day 6 the test is negative AND you have been fever free WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF ANY MEDICINE AND COVID SYMPTOM FREE, then you can return to work wearing a mask through day 10.
If your second test is positive, your isolation period starts again, with test date being day 0.
If on day 11 you still test positive, the policy and personnel committee will be consulted along with what your doctor and the health department recommends.
When office staff are sick with COVID or out for whatever reason, the office will remain open if there is a person to interview and a person to answer LINC calls. If not, office will shut down with dock & soup kitchen open, docking keeping a list of who takes food buggies.
If staff are out in the soup kitchen, dock and or LINC meals, they will operate if there is a person to take staff’s place and enough volunteers to operate.