To ensure the continued delivery of services as well as ensuring the health and safety of our members, employees, vendors, guests and visitors, UCP is committed to:

• Preventing and reducing transmission opportunities among employees
• Maintaining healthy business operations
• Maintaining a healthy work environment

As we begin the journey back to business, we balance employee and member safety with ongoing business demands and economic health while information is changing each day. We will continue to monitor public health surveillance data and adjust our plans and services according to executive orders and guidance. The following safety considerations are being implemented to keep our workplace safe:

• Hand hygiene stations located throughout the facilities
• Cloth face coverings required in the workplace
• Breakrooms, bathrooms and other common areas will be disinfected frequently
• Follow physical distancing recommendations of 6 feet apart
• Conduct temperature and symptom screening prior to entry into all work locations

Face Coverings

  • Cloth face coverings are required for employees, members, family members, visitors, and vendors
  • Essential service providers will always be required to wear face coverings.
  • Face coverings should not be worn by:
    • Children younger than 2 years old.
    • Anyone who has trouble breathing.
    • Anyone who is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the face covering without assistance.

Temperature & Symptom Screening

  • UCP is implementing temperature and health screening procedures to ensure a safe work environment, limit the exposure and spread of the Covid-19 virus, and comply with federal, state and local authorities.
  • All employees and members must complete the daily temperature and wellness certification upon arrival to the campus/building.
  • A temperature reading of 100.4°F (38.0 C) or above or other signs of illness will not be permitted on campus.

Hygiene & Physical Distancing

  • Employees and member must wash their hands for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer upon entry to the building.  Hand hygiene stations are located throughout the buildings for frequent hand sanitization or hand washing.
  • Each department has taken measures to remove or reduce the amount of furniture to create open spaces for greater physical distancing. Additionally, employee schedules and therapy appointments are staggered to reduce the number of people on campus at one time.

Program Specific Information

In the Therapy Program at UCP, your children’s health and safety has been our top priority during the challenging times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are committed to following the recommendations that we receive through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). With this commitment, UCP has made some changes to our campus and the way we do things.

UCP has made changes in the following areas:

  • Appointment Check-in and Child Pick-up
  • Temperature and Wellness Certification
  • Physical Distancing
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Intensified Cleaning and Disinfection Procedures

When you arrive on campus:

  1. Text your child’s name using the telephone number provided on parking lot sign. In order to stagger individuals in our lobby, we may ask you to wait in your car for a few minutes.
  2. Look for a text message that includes the wellness certification. Fill the certification out in the car, except for you and your child’s temperature.
  3. You and your child can enter building when prompted by text.
  4. Expect a temperature screening to occur using non-contact forehead scan thermometer. Children with a fever of 100.4°F (38.0 C) or above or other signs of illness will not be admitted to the facility.
  5. You will record the temperatures in the wellness certification for you and your child.
  6. Screeners will wear cloth face coverings within 6 feet of a child.
  7. Once your screening is complete, you can help your child wash their hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  8. Your child will be brought to the clinic by their therapist who will text you when therapy is done.
  9. Plan to remain on campus in the car while waiting for the therapist to text you.

During therapy, the therapy team will:

  1. Use cloth face coverings (this includes any adult entering the campus) and when needed, gloves and protective clothing.
  2. Encourage your child to wear cloth face coverings at your request. A child’s medical needs and awareness may impact this decision.
  3. Enhance cleaning and sanitization for all frequently touched surfaces, equipment and toys.
  4. Avoid sharing common areas with other children.

Isolation Plan:

If a therapist suspects a child is not feeling well during a therapy session, a temperature screening will be re-administered in the therapy clinic. If the session needs to end due to the child having a fever or displaying other signs of illness such as flushed cheeks, coughing, or lethargy, the therapist will immediately contact the parent and end the therapy session. If the parents is not immediately available, the child and therapist will wait in the isolation room until the parent arrives.

At UCP, your children’s health and safety has been our top priority at the Early Learning Center (ELC) during the challenging times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The ELC is committed to follow the recommendations that we receive through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). With this commitment, we have made some changes to our campus and the way we do things.

UCP has made modifications in the following areas:

  • Drop Off and Pick-up
  • Temperature and Wellness Certification
  • Physical Distancing
  • Use of Personal Equipment
  • Intensified Cleaning and Disinfection Procedures

When you arrive on campus:

  1. Drop off and pick up will occur curbside. At this time, families are not able to come into the classrooms.
  2. Each child has their own sign in/out book that will be provided to you and sanitized after use.
  3. ELC Staff will sign your child into Procare for the day using an iPad.
  4. You will need to complete the daily temperature and wellness certification for your child.
  5. Expect a temperature screening to occur using non-contact forehead scan thermometer. Children with a fever of 100.4°F (38.0 C) or above or other signs of illness will not be admitted to the facility.
  6. Be aware that if your child registers a temperature above 99.2, your child will be further monitored for symptoms or increase in temperature.
  7. A mid-day temperature screening will be conducted for continuous monitoring.
  8. Screeners will wear cloth face coverings within 6 feet of a child.
  9. Children will wash their hands with soap and water for 20 seconds upon entering the classroom.
  10. When you arrive for pickup, message your child’s name to 602.469.4242. A staff member will escort your child out to you.

Your child’s classroom will:

  1. Include the same group of children with the same teachers each day
  2. Limit the mixing of children by using different facility entrances and staggering playground time
  3. Ensure children’s naptime mats (or cribs) are placed 6 feet apart

Staff Will:

  1. Use cloth face coverings (this includes any adult entering the campus).
  2. Encourage your child to wear cloth face coverings at your request. A child’s medical needs and awareness may impact decision.
  3. Enhance cleaning and sanitization for all frequently touched surfaces and toys.

Isolation Plan:

Children will be monitored for signs of illness throughout the day. Any child exhibiting symptoms for which exclusion from care is necessary, will be immediately removed from the group and taken to the isolation room until they are picked up from their parent.

At UCP, the health and safety of each individual has been our top priority during the challenging times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The DTA is committed to follow the recommendations that we receive through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). With this commitment, we have made some changes to our campus and the way we do things.

 

UCP has made modifications in the following areas:

  • Arriving at UCP
  • Physical Distancing and Program Adjustments
  • Responding to Illness

Arrival Changes:

  1. Drop off and pick up will occur curbside. At this time, families and visitors are not able to come into the building.
  2. Expect a temperature screening to occur at time of pick-up by UCP transportation and upon arrival at the building. We use a non-contact forehead scan thermometer. Individuals with a fever of 100.4°F (38.0 C) or above or other signs of illness will not be admitted into the building.
  3. Each person who enters will complete a daily temperature and wellness certification.
  4. Everyone who participates in the program, including employees, must wash their hands with soap and water for 20 seconds upon entering the building.

Program Changes:

  1. Community outings are suspended until further notice and guests are not permitted.
  2. Individuals will be organized into small groups with limited interaction between the groups to help reduce close contact. However, curriculum is still designed for virtual interaction and small group engagement.
  3. Lunch time will occur in the assigned room instead of large group, communal dining.
  4. Everyone is expected to wear a cloth face covering at all times, with few exceptions.
  5. Frequent hand washing and disinfecting of high touch surfaces is part of the daily routine.
  6. We request that individuals limit the personal belongings they bring into the building and sharing personal belongings is prohibited.

Isolation Plan:

Individuals who present signs of illness during the day will be removed from the group and taken to an isolation room until they can leave the building.  The individual’s responsible party must be reachable by phone during program hours for pick-up or transportation home.

At UCP, the health and safety of each individual has been our top priority during the challenging times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are committed to following the recommendations that we receive through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). With this commitment, UCP has made some changes to our procedures.

Everyone is expected to wear a cloth face covering and complete the daily wellness certification if they do not reside in the same home.

If you’re an employee:

  1. Before you leave your home, complete the employee wellness certification.
  2. Before you go inside the member’s home, put on your cloth face covering and wash your hands as soon as you arrive.
  3. Ask the member or responsible party the member wellness certification questions.
    1. If all questions are answered NO, proceed with services, remember to wear your cloth face covering and wash hands frequently.
    2. If the member answers YES, immediately contact your Coordinator to walk through next steps.
  4. Repeat this pattern every work day

If someone is coming into your home for care, follow the same steps:

  1. before the individual arrives, screen yourself.
  2. as soon as the individual arrives, screen them.
  3. Wash hands frequently and wear a cloth face covering.

If you’re an individual receiving care from UCP:

  • Please notify your care provider right away if
    • You are experiencing signs or symptoms of COVID-19.
    • You tested positive for COVID-19.
    • You have been in close contact (any individual within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case.
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