OPTIONS' response to Covid-19

OPTIONS as a holistic, strength-based program recognizes the importance of social interaction for learning across all domains. This plan outlines OPTIONS' attention to critical interdependent factors that must be implemented and executed with unwavering conviction and align with CDC guidelines for the safety of our OPTIONS Community and beyond during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Guiding Principles:
⭐️ Safety
⭐️ Strategic Sensibility
⭐️ Social Normalcy
⭐️ Sustainability

A. Monitoring Health & Risk

  • Adhering to regional/state orders
  • Monitoring and adjusting to regional transmission rates
  • Conducting personnel & student daily health checks
  • Implementing quick response plans to COVID-19 on campus

B. Safety Precautions

  • Hygiene education and training
  • Sanitation
  • Ventilation
  • Social Distancing

C. Delivery of Instruction

  • Stage 1 all learning done online 
  • Stage 2-4 learning on campus utilizing safe areas following A & B protocols

Start here

  • Does our state allow us to open
  • Is the region using mitigating practices
  • Have students and staff been assessed
  • Are A, B, C ready to implement

✅ If Yes, go to Stage 1

🛑 If any answer is NO, students will NOT be on campus

* Students will be receiving holistic remote instruction until all answers are YES
  • Dorms remain COVID free
  • Region has low incidence of COVID-19
  • A, B, C are being implemented with fidelity

✅ If Yes, go to Stage 2

🛑 If any answer is NO, remain in Stage 1

  • Dorms remain COVID free
  • Region has low incidence of COVID-19
  • A, B, C are being implemented with fidelity

✅ If Yes, go to Stage 3

🛑 If any answer is NO, return to Stage 1

  • Campus remains COVID free
  • Region has low incidence of COVID-19
  • A, B, C are being implemented with fidelity

✅ If Yes, go to Stage 4

🛑 If any answer NO, return to the safest Stage 2, 1

  • Campus remains COVID free
  • Region has low incidence of COVID-19
  • Community sites have been assessed for risk
  • A, B, C are being implemented with fidelity

✅ If Yes, remain in Stage 4

🛑 If any answer is NO, return to safest Stage 3, 2, 1