Fall 2020 Response to COVID

Fall 2020 Response to COVID 19 and Protocols for the Catholic Center

  1. Please do a self-check of symptoms before coming to the Catholic Center.  If you are experiencing any symptoms or feel unwell, please stay home.
  2. Face masks must be worn on the premises at all times.  Individuals must provide their own face mask.
  3. Frequent hand-washing for at least 20 seconds and/or use of hand sanitizer is encouraged.
  4. Please maintain 6 feet of social distance between persons.
  5. Please clean the area you have been sitting at before you leave.  Disinfecting wipes and/or spray and paper towels will be provided.
  6. Please do not eat inside the building. If you do bring food with you, please eat outside and be sure to keep a safe distance away from others.
  7. Please be aware of the maximum occupancy limits for each room at the Catholic Center.  Signs are posted on the doors or walls of each area.  Do not exceed the maximum occupancy limit.
    1. Lobby – 10 people for non-Mass times
    2. Elevator – 1 person
    3. Adoration chapel – 4 people
    4. Kitchen – 4-6 people for bibles studies only
    5. Classroom – 6 people
    6. Basement – 10 people
  8. The kitchen is closed except for bible studies.
  9. The office is strictly for staff and/or official meetings with the chaplain.  Students are asked not to enter the office.
  10. Staff work spaces are not to be used by anyone other than the person assigned to each space.  Each person is responsible for keeping their area sanitized.
  11. Please enter and exit only through the main entrance.
  12. Entrance to the building will be provided through Buzzcard access only.  The doors will remain locked so that we can have a record of who is entering the building. Students needing Buzzcard access may register here: https://gtcatholic.org/get-involved/register-with-us/student-registration/
  13. The operating hours of the Catholic Center will be 8am-9pm, with extended hours on Sunday until 10:30pm.
  14. Please be considerate of others and cooperate with GTCC staff.  Staff members will be checking the building throughout the day to ensure compliance with all protocols. If you are not incompliance, you will be asked to leave.
  15. If you test positive for COVID 19 please report to Georgia Tech here:  https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bDSkvYC8YEXE2Tr  Please self quarantine for at least 14 days and do not return to the Catholic Center until you obtain a negative test.
  16. These procedures may be amended at any time as more information becomes available.
  17. Instructions for Mass, confession and adoration are in a separate document.