COVID19 Policy

COVID19 Policy

COVID19 Policy

Purpose

Métis Crossing is a center for Métis cultural interpretation, education, gatherings and business development. This document has been developed to support Métis Crossing in reducing the risk of transmission of Covid-19 among staff, volunteers, and visitors.

Overview

Collective efforts of physical/social distancing, increased hygiene, and cleaning practices are working to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 infections. The government of Alberta has announced the gradual and phased re-launch of the province. To be successful, businesses and organizations are mandated to take continued steps to ensure the safety of their staff and patrons.

Métis Crossing, as a premier centre for Alberta Métis cultural interpretation, education, gatherings, and business development has one main goal with this strategy:

Ensuring that the health and safety of staff and visitors is top priority.

To achieve this, Métis Crossing will follow all public health orders/measures outlined by the province of Alberta and the Métis Nation of Alberta.

This includes:

  • Communication related to Covid-19;
  • Procedures for Staff or Visitors who are sick, visiting, or camping;
  • Prevention measures (including screening, hygiene, cleaning, capacity of areas and physical distancing measures, and essential infrastructure to minimize transmission etc.)

ALBERTA’S RELAUNCH STRATEGY

Métis Crossing is adhering to the staged relaunch guidelines provided by the Province of Alberta. This relaunch can be found at: https://www.alberta.ca/external/covid19-alberta-relaunch-strategy.pdf

Highlights of this strategy are included below. Table 1 includes stage highlights while table 2 provides an overview of the public health measures associated with each stage. It is important to note that Métis Crossing is incorporating an evidence-based approach
into best practices for the operation of the site.

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