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ST . ANTHONY’S VISITOR GUIDELINES

Updated 05/03/2022

COVID-19 Guidelines for Visitors to St. Anthony’s     

St. Anthony Spirituality Center as a special place of spirituality, peace and hospitality, is open to ALL and we look forward to having you here! 

The following COVID-19 guidelines have been put in place by the Board of Directors of St. Anthony’s to help ensure the safety of those who choose to visit during this time.  These guidelines are subject to change as the situation with COVID-19 evolves. 

Prior to visiting St. Anthony’s please consider the following:

To maintain the safety of our staff, residents, volunteers and guests,  St. Anthony’s will assess confirmed COVID-19 exposures of you or any members of your household:

  • If any of the following have occurred within the last 30 days, please contact Jacqueline Kellner, Center Director prior to visiting St. Anthony’s:
  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19. 
  • If anyone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19. 
  • If you, or anyone in your household, has cared for someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

 

To maintain the safety of our staff, residents, volunteers and guests, St. Anthony’s will also assess other COVID-19 exposures of you or any members of your household:

  • If any of the following have occurred within the last 14 days, please contact Jacqueline Kellner, Center Director to discuss the circumstances of the contact prior to visiting St. Anthony’s:
    • If you, or anyone in your household is in the process of being tested for COVID-19.
    • If you, or anyone in your household, has been in contact with a person outside of your household that has tested positive for or is in the process of being tested for COVID-19.
    • If you, or anyone in your household, has been medically directed to self-quarantine due to possible exposure to COVID-19. 
    • If you, or anyone in your household has traveled outside of the state other than for business purposes.
    • Have you or anyone in your household experienced any cold or flu-like symptoms in the last 14 days (fever, cough, shortness of breath or other respiratory problem)?

 

When you come to visit at St. Anthony’s please remember: 

  1. Love your neighbor!  Always wear a properly fitted face covering in our house!  Your face covering must completely cover your mouth and nose, and fit snugly against the sides of your face without gaps. Everyone – guests, presenters, staff, volunteers, residents – must wear a face covering at all times in common areas, unless they are eating or showering. 
  2. All visitors need to call for admittance into St. Anthony’s and will remain in their vehicles or outside until a screener can check them into the building.
  3. Every visitor to St Anthony’s will be checked in at the front entrance by a screener.  Overnight guests will complete and sign a brief questionnaire, and their temperature will be taken and documented by the screener before being admitted.  Day visitors will have their temperature taken and documented before entering the building.
  4. In order to keep our guests, staff and residents safe, all entrances will remain locked until further notice.  Those wishing to visit should call our front office for an appointment. 
  5. Our chapel, conference rooms and dining room spaces have been set for physical distancing. Please do not move any tables or chairs from their original positions.
  6. Maintain a physical distance of 6 foot (about 2 arms’ length) between yourself and others in all common areas.
  7. Day and  evening groups will meet in the Solanus Center, where their members can easily sit at least 6 feet away from one another. 
  8. Hand sanitizer is available at all entrances and exits, in the chapel and in all meeting spaces.
  9. Overnight group retreats remain limited to no more than 25 until further notice. This is the maximum number of individuals that we can safely accommodate at this time.  
  10. For those staying overnight or participating in group retreats, we ask that you use the same place each time you are in the dining room, the chapel and your meeting room during your stay.
  11. For the protection of both our guests and our housekeeping staff, sleeping rooms and meeting areas will sit empty for twenty-four hours between occupants.
  12. Sheets and bedspreads are provided, however extra blankets are not available at this time.  Guests are asked to bring their own blanket/sleeping bag from home.
  13. Guests who are not staying in a suite will be assigned a specific shower stall and toilet stall in a shared restroom near their sleeping room.  Disinfecting cleaners/wipes are also available in restrooms for guests who feel more comfortable wiping down surfaces before touching them.
  14. All meals are served buffet style in the dining room.   Guests serve themselves after sanitizing their hands at the dining room entrance.  Plastic disposable gloves are also available for individual use. A food tray is handed to each individual guest by gloved kitchen staff upon entry into the dining room.  Drinks are dispensed by kitchen staff. 
  15. The bookstore is open at scheduled times during hosted and sponsored programs. A staff member is able to retrieve specific materials for all others upon request.

 

Questions may be directed to Jackie Kellner at (715) 443-2236 Ext 116 or jackiek@sarcenter.com

715.443.2236

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