COVID 19 information

Camp Big Fish COVID 19 Business Guidelines:

Updated 8/3/2020

Camp Big Fish will follow all federal, state, and local guidelines and policies to the best of our ability and will seek advice when needed. Guidelines will be adapted to campers and Camp Big Fish will always do the best for our campers and staff at all times. 

Camp Big Fish will continue to have open communication with our staff, campers, and camp families.

Camp Big Fish will adhere to strict car pick up procedures. All adults are asked to stay in the vehicle during pick up.

 

Camp Big Fish will screen all employees reporting to work for COVID-19 symptoms with the following questions and measures daily:

Are you currently awaiting the results of COVID 19 testing?

Within the last 14 days, have you traveled to any foreign country?

Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?

Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?

Have you had a new loss of taste or smell?

Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?

Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours? 

All Camp Big Fish employees will have their temperatures taken onsite with a no-touch thermometer each day upon arrival to work. Temperatures will be logged each day at the start of an employee’s shift. Normal temperature should not exceed 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 

All Camp Big Fish employees will practice good hand and body hygiene. Employees will wash hands frequently, use hand sanitizer between hand washing, avoid touching their face, practice good respiratory etiquette when coughing or sneezing, bathe daily, and wear clean clothing to work each day. 

All Camp Big Fish employees are instructed to stay home if feeling ill, report any symptoms of illness to their supervisor immediately, and require notification of COVID-19 positive cases in the employee's household. Any employee who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms will be asked to leave the premises immediately and seek medical care and/or COVID-19 testing, per Tennessee Department of Health and CDC guidelines. A medical release form may be required for employees to return to work. 

All Camp Big Fish employees will receive training, educational materials, and reinforcement on proper sanitation, handwashing, cough and sneeze etiquette, use of PPE if applicable, and other protective behaviors on a regular basis and updated as new information is given by federal and local officials.  

Camp Big Fish will screen all campers reporting to our programs for COVID-19 symptoms with the following questions and measures daily:

Are you currently awaiting the results of COVID 19 testing?

Within the last 14 days, have you traveled to any foreign country?

Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?

Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?

Have you had a new loss of taste or smell?

Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?

Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours? 


All Camp Big Fish campers will have their temperatures taken onsite with a no-touch thermometer each day upon arrival our program. Temperatures will be logged each day at the start of each day. Normal temperature should not exceed 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 

All Camp Big Fish campers will practice good hand and body hygiene. Campers will wash hands frequently, use hand sanitizer between hand washing, avoid touching their face, practice good respiratory etiquette when coughing or sneezing, bathe daily, and wear clean clothing to camp each day. 

All Camp Big Fish campers are instructed to stay home if feeling ill, report any symptoms of illness to their counselor immediately, and require notification of COVID-19 positive cases in the camper's household. Any camper who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms will be asked to leave the premises immediately and seek medical care and/or COVID-19 testing, per Tennessee Department of Health and CDC guidelines. A medical release form may be required for campers to return to camp.

All Camp Big Fish campers will receive training and reinforcement on proper sanitation, handwashing, cough and sneeze etiquette, use of PPE if applicable, and other protective behaviors on a regular basis and updated as new information is given by federal and local officials.  

All Camp Big Fish campers are required to wear a mask in the afterschool vans and buses. Campers may take their mask off once on campus and once social distancing can resume. 

All Camp Big Fish employees are required to wear a mask when social distancing is not obtainable.

 

Camp Big Fish will limit the number of onsite visitors and will use all screening guidelines and will practice social distancing between visitors and campers and employees.

Camp Big Fish will make appropriate physical modifications to accommodate social distancing and modify our daily schedule per the TN pledge. Guidelines will be adapted to campers and Camp Big Fish will always do the best for our campers and staff at all times. We acknowledge that camp will be hard to keep strict 6 feet guidelines, but we will always try our best at all times. 

Camp Big Fish will place hand sanitizer stations throughout our campuses and will promote good hand hygiene and give multiple hand washing breaks through the day.  

Camp Big Fish will daily deep cleaning and sanitation per the CDC guidelines. 

Camp Big Fish will develop a cleaning and sanitation plan for each of our campuses. These plans will be specific to the needs of each campus. Camp Big Fish will determine what needs to be cleaned and how each area will be disinfected per CDC guidelines. 

Camp Big Fish will hire, train, and designate staff to be tasked with maintaining heightened sanitation efforts. We will continue to train staff as new guidelines are released. 

Camp Big Fish will perform regular disinfection of high-touch surface areas (light switches, doors, door handles, tables, chairs, playground equipment, reusable items, recreation equipment, game items, water fountains, restrooms, etc. ) at least every two hours and when visibly dirty. 

Camp Big Fish will post extensive signage regarding increased cleaning, sanitization, and hygiene practices per the local Health Department and/or CDC.
 
Camp Big Fish will clean with EPA registered cleaning disinfectants per the CDC and will follow the manufacturer’s instructions for concentration, application method, and contact time for all cleaning and disinfection products. All cleaning materials will be kept secure and out of reach of campers. Camp Big Fish staff will wear disposable gloves to clean and disinfect.

If a camper or staff member becomes sick while at Camp Big Fish, the staff member or camper will be quarantined to one isolated area. The areas where that sick person had used that day, will be closed off and properly disinfected per CDC guidelines. 

Camp Big Fish staff and campers will wash their hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds to prevent the transmission of COVID 19 and other diseases.

Camp Big Fish will have multiple hand sanitizer stations throughout campus and will train our campers and staff to use often to prevent the transmission of COVID 19 and other diseases. 

All Camp Big Fish campers and staff should practice hand hygiene at the following times:

****Arrival to the facility and after breaks
****Before and after preparing food or drinks
****Before and after eating or handling food
****Before and after administering medication or medical ointment
****After using the toilet or helping a child use the bathroom
****After coming in contact with bodily fluid
****After playing outdoors or in sand
****After handling garbage
****After using cleaning products
****After wearing gloves
****When visibly dirty

Camp Big Fish will not allow a camper or staff member to bring any toys, stuffed animals, games, blankets, pillows, etc to camp. This will prevent the transmission of COVID 19 and other diseases and their entry into camp.

Camp Big Fish will communicate with camp/afterschool families and the local health department if a camper or employee tests positive for COVID 19. Campers and employees in direct contact of exposure with be asked to quarantine for 14 days and will not be allowed back at afterschool until such date. A deep clean of the faciilites will be preformed as well. 
 
If you have any questions, please email campbigfishleaders@gmail.com

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