- Access to our houses is restricted to staff and youth to maximize social distancing. Within the houses, protective social distancing is in place to keep 6 feet spacing as much as possible. Large therapeutic groups are being split into smaller divisions to allow for a maximum of 10 people.
- When possible personnel are working from home, particularly in administrative roles.
- Throughout our buildings, safety advice and tips are posted. The importance of thorough and frequent hand-washing is being reinforced among youth and staff along with the practice of respiratory etiquette.
- Our facilities has developed quarantine readiness kits in case a youth gets COVID-19
- Extra measures are being taken to deep clean and sanitize.
- The JFA Brill teaching staff has redesigned their curriculum to split the school day so each house has a block of time to learn without intermingling across our facilities.
- As essential staff, our teams are showing up at work armed with positive attitudes and creativity to help a house full of youth get through the day all cooped up.
- Therapists are quickly coming up to speed with videoconferencing and conference bridge communications to continue to engage family and professionals into the therapeutic process, while maintaining social distance.