COVID-19 Update

The following procedures are in place to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 and applies to all employees, visitors and contractors working for, with or around the The Arts Station.

*New* Starting September 28th masks will be mandatory to enter The Arts Station. Please bring a mask with you to wear when in the building. More details on the correct way and types of mask are provided by WorkSafe BC below:

 

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  • Remain at home if symptomatic;

  • anyone who has had symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 10 days must self-isolate at home; symptoms include fever, chills, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and new muscle aches or headache.

  • anyone under the direction of the provincial health officer to self-isolate must follow those instructions.

  • anyone who has arrived from outside of Canada, or who is a contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, must self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms.

  • Attendees and visitors to the building will be asked to confirm they meet the above requirements.

  • If anyone begins to feel ill during their time in the building they must:

    • immediately remove themselves from others and arrange to leave the premises at the earliest possible time.

    • inform management. 

  • Management will;

    • complete a record of the person and illness.

    • arrange for a cleaning of the workstation and touch points.

 

Wear a mask & maintain physical distancing

  • Masks will be required to be worn to enter The Arts Station facility. Attendees must also

  • Maintain a distance of 2 metres (6 feet) between others wherever possible or

  • Use physical barriers such as plexiglass between people.

  • Windows will also be opened to encourage air circulation where possible.

 

Hygiene

  • Regular hand washing:

  • Everyone must wash their hands, including upon arriving, before and after breaks, after handling cash or other materials, before and after handling common tools and equipment.

  • Provide hand sanitiser at entrance/exit and common areas.

  • Non sharing of equipment. Equipment will be sanitised between usage.

 

Cleaning protocol

  • Professional cleaning & disinfect 5 times per week.

  • Regular cleaning of areas including high touch points throughout the day. All common areas and surfaces, including washrooms, equipment, tools, common tables, desks, light switches, and door handles. 

  • Work stations will be disinfected at the end of each day.

 

While we are doing our best to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19, we cannot guarantee the prevention of exposure. Please note you are using the facilities at your own risk. Please take precautions to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19. If you are at high-risk please consider remaining at home and participating via our virtual options.