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COVID-19 POLICY

We wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with guidance as to how the JCC After School Program will operate in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The JCC After School Program will employ all reasonable efforts to mitigate the risks of having the children exposed to the Coronavirus. Attached below is a collection of prevention
measures that the JCC will be instituting in order to reduce the risk of exposure to Coronavirus. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and will be updated accordingly as new information and guidance about the Coronavirus becomes available.

1. The JCC after-school program will adhere to the guidelines released by the New York State Department of Health, the Office of Children and Family Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as all relevant state and local health requirements.

2. All staff members employed at the JCC are required to undergo Coronavirus testing and obtain a negative result before they are allowed to return to our campus for the start of the 2021-2022 academic school year.

3. Parents are expected to take their children’s’ temperatures at home every morning before coming to the JCC. If a child displays Coronavirus-related symptoms, or tests positive for the Coronavirus, their parents must notify the JCC. The child cannot be present on the JCC campus or attend any JCC program until the child’s fever resolved, overall symptoms have improved, and the child has received two negative test results in a row, at least 24 hours apart.

4. Any person dropping off or picking up a child from the JCC campus will need to remain in their car with a facemask on until their child has been placed in the car.

5. If you become aware that your child has been in close contact with anyone who is exhibiting symptoms of Coronavirus or has been diagnosed with Coronavirus, please contact the JCC immediately so that we may undertake appropriate responses in accordance with our New York State Program Licenser.

6. In furtherance of maintaining effective infection control practices, every child and staff member will go through a daily health screening, including a temperature reading, which will remain confidential.

7. If a staff member or child exhibits Coronavirus-related symptoms such as an elevated fever of 99.8 degrees or higher, or tests positive for COVD-19, the individual will be separated from the other staff and children in an isolation room and will be sent home.

8. Overall, we strongly encourage that you inform the JCC if you have any concerns that your child may be displaying any of the medical symptoms identified by the CDC, or the state of local guidelines.