2819 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2       604-738-2819

Kits in the Park Covid-19 Safety Protocols

How we will maintain Safety in the Park:

● Complete COVID-19 checklist of symptoms (cough, cold, fever, shortness of breath) and confirm contact information before admission into Kits in the Park
● Encourage families to stay home if they are experiencing any symptoms
● Sanitize your hands when entering the park, handling shared toys and materials, and when leaving the park
● Wearing masks are encouraged for protection
● Keep 6ft distance between yourself and others
● Bring your own blanket to sit on during circle time
● We will sanitize shared toys and materials after each sessions
● We are not providing shared snacks
● We will have a maximum capacity of families in our programs

How to tell if your child may be ill:

● Notice a change of behaviour, appetite and personality
● Child may be irritable, cranky or sleepy
● Child may have decreased appetite
● Child may not be interested in playing or activities as they normally would
● May have lost their sense of smell or taste

What to do if you or your child is feeling ill at Kits at the Park:

● Inform staff of possible symptoms
● Put on a mask and leave the park grounds immediately
● Call 811 (Nurse’s Hotline) and describe your symptoms
● Go to https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en and take the Self-Assessment
● Visit a doctor’s office or virtual doctor through Babylon by Telus App
● If feeling shortness of breath, please inform staff and they will call 911

What to do if a Staff Member is feeling ill:

● Inform another staff and leave immediately

What to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 and you visited our program:

Please inform staff from West Side Family Place or Kitsilano Neighbourhood House immediately. Contact tracing will be done to ensure the health and safety of all staff, children and families, please call 604-738-2819.

Your health and safety are our priority. We aim to provide care to families through the safest way possible during this time.

Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation!


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