COVID SAFETY

CCB’s UNIQUE AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO HEALTH AND SAFETY INCLUDES:

~ iWAVE Ion Air Purification System with hospital-grade HV/AC system

~ Children 3 years and older required to wear masks

~ Automated temperature checks grant access to buildings

KEEPING SAFE DURING COVID-19

“The safety of our CCB family is paramount. From the onset of this pandemic, we have been proud to provide uninterrupted care for our children and parents, and continuous employment for our staff. Being proactive and progressive as we navigate our COVID-19 approach has allowed us to provide continuity of care during these difficult and uncertain times. Please take a moment to learn about our practices.”

                                                                                                ~ Susan Cinquino

Center Director/Owner

                                                                                      


KEEP READING FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF MEASURES TAKEN BY CCB TO STAY SAFE

Air Quality:

  • Hospital-grade HVAC system
  • iWAVE Ion Air Purification System
  • No harmful by-products
  • Self-Cleaning Design
  • Uses Bi-Polar ionization to break down passing allergens, pathogens, and pollutants into harmless compounds

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Mask wearing by all adults, visitors, delivery people
  • Mask wearing by children ages 3 and older
  • Gloves used when serving food and toileting/diapering
  • Protective shoe coverings (infant rooms)

Security System:

  • Touch-less security system allows entrance upon identifying the following
    • Thermal temp checking
    • Face recognition
    • Mask wearing

Daily Health Screenings

  • Nurse monitors children’s temperatures throughout the day
  • All individuals (staff, parents, children, visitors) complete a daily health screening before entering the building

Social Distancing:

  • Static groups of children
  • Playgrounds and common areas limited to one classroom at a time
  • Staff serves meals and snacks
  • Only parents allowed in classrooms (Alternate pick-up people and visitors remain in front office)
  • Vestibules limited to one family at a time
  • Designated entrance/exit routes
  • Staff tracking of time in classrooms for contact-tracing purposes

Cleaning and Sanitizing:

  • Nightly professional cleaning and sanitizing
    • Ongoing cleaning and sanitizing by staff
    • Daily disinfecting of commonly touched surfaces, toys, and equipment
    • Strollers and buggies disinfected after each use
    • Touch-less hand sanitizer stations throughout buildings, at entrances, and outside each classroom

Communication:

  • Text messaging service provides instant communication
  • Developing our approach in partnership with:
    • The NYS Department of Health
    • Dr. Michael Mendoza (Monroe County Health Commissioner)
    • OCFS
    • Dr. Carolyn Cleary- Pediatric Medical Consultant
    • Input from our many parents who are leaders in the local medical community
    • Our full-time resident Nurse (LPN), Parent-Center liaison.

Child Illness Policy:

Children presenting the following symptoms will be monitored and/or excluded from CCB:

  • Fevers — 100°  
  • Matter in or discharge from eye(s), redness of whites of eyes (until medically treated for 24 hours or 3 doses of prescribed medication)
  • Respiratory symptoms – shortness of breath/trouble breathing
  • Cough – new, worsening, or persistent
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea, diarrhea, or vomiting
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste and/or smell, loss of appetite
  • Running nose when mucus is thick and green in color, accompanied by additional symptoms
  • Muscle and body aches, headache
  • Fatigue
  • Diagnosed illnesses such as flu, strep throat, chicken pox, COVID