In compliance with WorkSafeBC guidelines for faith-based organizations, Central Baptist Church has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 Safety Plan. The following measures are a basic overview of the safety plan. For full details, please contact the church office.
December 8 UPDATE: All gatherings are suspended until further notice.
Please do not enter the building if:
- You have any cold or flu-like symptoms no matter how minor
- You have been in contact with anyone who has symptoms or tested positive for Covid
- You have travelled internationally in the last 14 days
Enhanced safety measures:
- Hands free sanitizer is available in all high traffic areas. We ask everyone to use this upon entry into the building.
- Masks are required when distancing of 2 meters is not possible and during Sunday gatherings when entering or exiting the building.
- Extra cleaning measures are in place to sanitize areas of the building that are occupied.
Limited access to the church building:
- Sunday gatherings are limited to 50 attendees or less. Pre-register is required to be allowed entry.
- Only staff and authorized volunteers are allowed in the building beyond reception during the week.
- Many staff members are working from home to minimize contact.
- The parkade is closed to the public.
- Individuals experiencing any symptoms of illness, including but not limited to COVID-19 symptoms, are asked not to the enter the building.
Physical distancing is being maintained:
- Signs encouraging 2 meter distancing are posted
- Capacity limits have been posted for all areas of the church
- The window at office reception remains closed at all times
- Walkways in Sunday gathering spaces are clearly marked to keep distance from those seated
- Both outside and inside the building 2 meter distant markings on the ground/floor to aid with line ups
- Plexiglass barriers are in place at Sunday registration tables
- Seating for Sunday gatherings is pre-set with 2 meter distance between seating groups (max 4 per group), and 3 meters distance from speakers