COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL

General Health & Safety Procedures

  • The building will be disinfected after each class/session and at end of day by electrostatic spraying with Vital Oxide. This product is approved by Health Canada

  • Signage on physical distancing, hygiene and directions will be posted throughout the building. We ask that you please always respect it.

  • You are kindly asked to remain 2 meters apart from others (participants, professionals, volunteers and staff (unless you are in a one-on-one session).

  • The number of participants in group classes will be limited to respect physical distancing. Floors of group classes (kitchen, yoga studio, etc.) will be marked at two-meter distances.

  • Jackets & boots can be left in the cloak room.

  • The library will be closed and we are unable to loan books until further notice.

Prior to entering the building:

  • Please call (514-695-9355) from the parking lot when you arrive. We will let you know when to enter. If you do not have a cell phone, please call us prior to leaving your home so we can provide you with the exact time that you will be asked to enter the building.

    • Not to worry, if you forget, there will be a volunteer available in the front to give you more information

  • Be prepared to respond to COVID-19 related questions such as:

    • Do you have any symptoms of a cold, flu or others consistent with COVID-19?

    • Have you or anyone you have had contact with been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days?

    • Are you or anyone you have had contact with in the last 14 days awaiting COVID-19 test results?

      • If you answer YES to any question, you may not come into the centre. We will contact you shortly to let you know when it is safe to return to the Center.

  • Upon leaving your car, please put on your mask.

  • At the front door, before entering, you will be asked to:

    • Remove your mask.

    • Disinfect your hands with hand sanitizer.

    • Put on your new mask and wear it as long as you are in the building

    • Wipe down the tote bag containing your personal items with disinfectant.


While you are in the building:

  • Washrooms for your use will be clearly indicated; please spray down all surfaces that you touched during use with the disinfectant provided.

Additional Health & Safety Procedures for Wellness Professionals

  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of your class/session

  • Wearing of a mask if you are less than 2 meters apart for more than 15 minutes. Wearing a shield/visor is optional.

  • If you are regulated by a professional agency, its COVID-19 safety protocols must be applied at the Centre.

  • Following each session:

    • All surfaces of the room used for the session must be disinfected.

    • Hands must be washed/sanitized or gloves changed.

    • Disposal of waste (paper towels, facial tissues, etc.) must be safely managed.

    • If applicable, linens must be changed and safely transferred to the laundry room.


IMPORTANT NOTE

  • If within 14 days of visiting the Centre, you or a loved one with whom you reside, become sick with COVID-19, it is imperative to let us know immediately by calling (514) 695-9355.

  • If we think you were in contact with someone who became ill with COVID-19 while visiting the Centre, we will let you know as soon as possible.

  • Should anyone who visits the Centre test positive for the virus within 14 days of their visit, we will implement a new safety protocol which will include:

    • Informing Health Canada (for tracing purposes).

      • If you are deemed at risk, Health Canada will reach out to you

    • If the WICWC is contacted to be informed that someone who tested Covid positive was in our Centre, we will proceed immediately to disinfecting the entire Centre in accordance with Health Canada regulations.