If you have cold symptoms, such as cough/sneezing/fever, or feel poorly, do not come into the building. Stay home. If you are a client, call and inform staff of any missed appointments. If you are part of staff, make sure you inform a superior of your absence.
If you have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, you can return to NVBH only after you’ve fully recovered, with a doctor’s note confirming your recovery.
If you are planning to travel voluntarily to a high-risk area with increased COVID-19 cases, we’ll ask you to quarantine for 14 calendar days before returning to NVBH.
Wash your hands after using the toilet, before eating, and if you cough/sneeze into your hands (follow the 20 second hand washing rule). You can also use the sanitizers you’ll find around the office.
Cough/sneeze into your sleeve, preferably into your elbow. If you use a tissue, discard it properly and clean/sanitize your hands immediately.
Open the windows regularly to ensure open ventilation.
Avoid touching your face, particularly eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands to prevent from getting infected.
If you find yourself coughing/sneezing on a regular basis, avoid close physical contact with your coworkers and take extra precautionary measures (such as requesting sick leave).
In accordance with the current mandate all staff and clients are required to wear a mask inside of our buildings. If you do not have a mask, a disposable one may be provided.
If you have questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to prevent the spread click the link below to be forward to the CDC's official website on COVID-19.