What changes have been made to the space?
All desks have been arranged to allow a minimum of 6 ft of distance between each person. Dedicated desks are now arranged in pods of 2 with a privacy screen separating them.
Sanitizing stations are located in the following areas:
Signage through the space will reinforce the following guidelines.
Staff will sanitize high touch areas 2x per day: at opening and closing. These include:
Doorknobs on the Maxfield street entrance, main space entrance, and all conference rooms.
Kitchen - refrigerator handles, counter, faucet, coffee station, creamer, microwave
Staff will sanitize meeting rooms and associated meeting items (markers, remote controls, etc.) between each use
Staff will maintain a daily cleaning log as well as a daily attendance log
Staff will enforce an occupancy limit of 14 people/day
Member behavior protocol:
Masks are optional for fully vaccinated members and guests.
Do not come to Groundwork if you are experiencing any of the known COVID symptoms. We may send you home if you are demonstrating symptoms of any kind.
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
New loss of taste or smell
If you become a positive or probable COVID case and you have been at Groundwork recently, report to Sarah immediately. Your privacy will be respected.
Meeting rooms & guest policy:
Guests are not allowed to work in the main space until further notice.
Please meet your guests at the door and escort them to a meeting room.
COVID RESPONSE PLAN:
If you test positive or are determined to be a “probable positive” for COVID, notify us immediately. Your identity will not be revealed.
We will notify any members who were in the space at the same time as the positive member.
We will also notify DPH of the positive case and the names of all contacts. DPH will provide them with further guidelines and information.
The physical space will be closed for a deep clean.
As our staff will follow strict guidelines, it is possible we may need to close should our staff experience symptoms.
After-hours and weekend access will be allowed on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with us to request access.
These guidelines were created in accordance with: Massachusetts Sector-Specific Safety Standards to Address COVID-19 for Office Spaces