Well-being underlies everything we do at the Jadis Blurton Family Development Center. We have put in place number of steps to make our workspace as safe as possible for all clients and staff. Please be assured that the health of all those who use our offices is our sincere priority.
The BFDC kindly requests that all clients disclose the following information when visiting our offices:
- if you have travelled to mainland China on or after 1 February 2020
- if you have travelled to Hubei Province, China in the past 14 days
- if you have been in close contact with confirmed cases of novel coronavirus
- if you have had any cold or flu-like symptoms.
Please stay home if you currently have cold or flu-like symptoms. We are happy to offer online services or rebook your appointment.
Please follow these steps to limit transmission while visiting our offices.
- upon arrival, please use the alcohol-based hand sanitizer provided
- you are welcome to wear a mask to your appointment, and our staff will wear a mask at your request
- for your safety, our workplace is sanitized every 3 hours
The BFDC is adhering to best practices put forth by the World Health Organization. We encourage all our clients to review these recommendations and follow them as well, if you are not already doing so.
- wash your hands with soap and water (minimum 20 seconds) or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- always wash your hands with soap and water before preparing food, eating, and after visiting the toilet
- cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing, dispose of used tissues immediately, then wash hands
- avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms
- avoid crowded areas; maintain “social distancing” (1m or 3 feet) with others to minimize opportunity for transmission whenever possible
- wear a mask and see a doctor if you are unwell; if you have a cough, fever or difficulty breathing see a doctor immediately – do not wait until symptoms worsen
- if you are unwell stay away from the workplace and other public places
We understand it is a stressful time for many people. Please read our resource, “How to Stay Calm During the Outbreak” if you need help managing fear and anxiety.