COVID-19 Response

Supplemental Guidelines for Event Leadership

Shocco and Event Leadership will adhere to the following guidelines for hosting events during the summer of 2020.

  • Shocco – will provide event leadership with guidelines prior to event start date.
  • Event Leadership– will communicate with parents/families all COVID-19 related instructions in preparation for event start.

ANYONE SHOWING SIGNS OF ILLNESS OF ANY KIND OR WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 MAY NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE FACILITY.

Event Leadership – will be responsible for screening all participants and checking temperatures before departing to come to camp. 

Upon Arrival daily health screenings and temperature checks throughout each day will need to be conducted by the Event Leadership.

The following health screening questions should be asked of all participants (campers, chaperones, worship leaders, staff, etc.)

  1. Have you been sick in the past two weeks
  2. Have you been in meaningful contact with anyone that you are aware of that has COVID-19 in the past two weeks?
  3. Have you had a fever in the last 24 hours?     

    If any health screen questions are answered with a yes or they present with a temperature of 100.4 or greater they are not allowed to come to camp.

Event Leadership teach and reinforce washing hands and covering coughs and sneezes among all participants and their staff.

Shocco– teach and reinforce washing hands and covering coughs and sneezes with all staff.

Event Leadership can use discretion in deciding if face mask for campers or staff should be worn.

Shocco when social distancing is not possible staff will wear face coverings whenever possible. Shocco staff will be reminded to not touch face coverings and to wash hands as much as possible.

Shocco has supplies throughout campus to support healthy hygiene behaviors, including soap, hand sanitizer, paper towels, and tissues

Shocco will intensify cleaning, sanitation, and disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces. (For example, playground equipment, sporting equipment, door handles, sink handles, drink fountains) multiple times per day. 

Shocco & Event Leadership will allow time for cleaning in between activities.

Event Leadership will incorporate bathroom breaks and hand washing breaks in between activities.

Shocco– will deep clean and sanitize the facility prior to the start of a new event.

Shocco will clean and disinfect tables, chairs, and counters after use.

Shocco will post signage and messaging to remind everyone about social distancing.

Shocco will provide 6 foot space markings in waiting areas.

Event Leadership if possible will conduct camp classes including same children in same groups each day.

Event Leadership will limit the mixing of children and staggering groups to minimize mixing campers as much as feasible.

Shocco will space out seating and bedding as much as possible.

Shocco will allow groups to have the option to eat in designated dining areas and/or take their meals back to their own meeting spaces or outside picnic areas.

Shocco will offer boxed meals for each participant for all meals. Including individually wrapped utensils and single use items such as packets of ketchup, salt, etc.

Event Leadership will keep each campers belongings separated.

Shocco will train all employees on health and safety guidelines as well as updated OSHA plan for communicable disease.

Shocco & Event Leadership are to repeat health screenings throughout the day-  checking for any development of new symptoms. 

Event Leadership anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or above should not be permitted to attend any activities and should be immediately sent home. 

Shocco staff with a temperature of 100.4 or above should not be permitted to attend and should be immediately sent home.

Event Leadership campers that are sick, should be separated and cared for by group staff until they safely leave for home.

Event Leadership if notified from home, that someone in their group has had direct contact with a confirmed individual diagnosed with COVID-19, please send that camper home to stop the spread of the COVID-19.

Event Leadership should notify parents immediately of any illness. Rooms and materials used to care for sick participants should be thoroughly disinfected after use.   CDC recommends waiting 24 hours to disinfect if possible.

Event Leadership will designate appropriate number of rooms in their room block for the use of an isolation facility. Event Leadership is required to inform Shocco Staff of the room/rooms they will designate prior to camp start date.

Event Leadership are solely responsible for the medical care of their guests, to include access to medical care as needed.

Event Leadership will provide procedure to safely take sick people home or to health care facility.

Shocco will provide contact information for local urgent care and hospital.

General Medical -MainStreet Urgent Care

256-649-8134

 Monday-Friday 8am-8pm Saturday 8am-6pm Sunday 1pm-6pm

Citizens Baptist Medical Center

Emergency Room- 256-362-8111

Event Leadership if possible reduce number of campers in each lodging space. 

Event Leadership campers should sleep head to toe in upper and lower bunks.  Bunk beds should be spaced as far apart as feasible.

Event Leadership if campers bring personal fans it should be pointed only at one camper.

Event Leadership advise guest when leaving camp for the next 14 days to minimize in-person contact with anyone in an at risk population.