COVID-19 GUIDELINES

IMPORTANT NOTICE: DROP OFF/PICK UP PROGRAM PROCEDURE

 

To help us keep our program safe for our students and staff, we ask our parents to please respect the program procedures for drop off and pick up that support physical distancing and separate cohorts to the greatest extent possible. To Limit the number of people in entry areas effective immediately:

 

  • No parents will be allowed in the building at the time of pick up/drop off. Your child will enter the building with their teacher and will be ready for pick up at the door.

  • Please maintain your 2m distance from other parents.

  • Parents MUST check child (ren) temperature daily before coming to the program. 

  • For reference, normal temperatures are:

  •  Mouth: 35.5-37.5°C (95.9-99.5°F) 

  •  Underarm: 36.5-37.5°C (97.7-99.5°F) 

  •  Forehead: 36.6-38.0°C (97.9-100.4°F) 

  •  Ear (not recommended in children under 2 years): 35.8-38.0°C (96.4-100.4°F)

 

  • Parents have to complete the health screening on a daily basis. Before leaving home, the parent or guardian conducting drop off is expected to screen each child for symptoms using the Alberta Health Daily Checklist. 

 

  • Daycare, Preschool, KG aftercare: Parents can either bring their own hard copy form to be given to the teacher at the door or use our online screening form before 8:00AM

  • Child care BUS students. Parents must fill out the form, hard copy can be given to the bus driver or online form can be submitted before the child goes on the bus. Failure to submit, will result in a call from the school for your child ‘s pick up.

 

  • Please be on time

  • Drop off: 8:00 am to 8:15 am

  • Pick up: 3:00 to 3:10 pm

  • Fridays pick up: 12:00 to 12:10 

 

Staff, parents and children must not enter the child care space if they have COVID-19 symptoms. 

 

Visitors regulation:

 

If a parent needs to communicate with a teacher or the program manager, they must book an appointment. Teachers are not available to discuss any matters at the time of drop off/pickup.

To support public health contact tracing efforts in the event that an attendee tests positive, our program should keep daily records of anyone entering the child care who stays for 15 minutes or longer(e.g. staff working each day, children, visitors etc.).

 

If a parent/guardian has an appointment and will be staying in the building for 15 mins or more, they must do the following:

 

  • Wear their mask before entering the building

  • Use hand sanitizer provided by the entrance

  • Sign in using visitor log posted by the entrance 

  • Assess themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 using the Alberta Health Daily Checklist. (copies are available by the entrance).

 

Any personal information that is collected for COVID-19 contact tracing is only to be used for this purpose. Records will only be kept for 4 weeks and will be safely discarded afterwards


 

General information regarding COVID-19 (Government of Alberta) www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx


 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

© 2017 by Horizon Academy Institute. 

  • White LinkedIn Icon
  • w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • White LinkedIn Icon