Bridge Kids Area Reopening

We are very excited to be re-opening Sunday,
September 20th to our youngest Bridge Kids!

What to Expect

Implementation of Social Distancing Strategies:

    • A sign-up genius link will be available on our website and social media

      • Please delete your sign up if plans change to re-open spots for other Bridge Kids - thank you

    • Class sizes will be limited

  • Lessons and crafts will be designed with social distancing in mind

  • Social Distancing Markers will be used at check-in and in Bridge Kids hallway

  • When a child finishes playing with a toy it will be put away in a bucket for later cleaning; children may not play with a toy that has already been played with until it has been sanitized

  • We ask that the same parent/guardian that drops off a child be the same parent/guardian at pick up if at all possible

 

Implementation of Screening Procedure:

  • Your child’s temperature will be screened upon arrival and all who are running a fever of 100.4℉ or above will not be admitted to the Bridge Kids area. (CDC guidelines)

  • Parent/guardian will be asked to confirm that their child does not have shortness of breath or cough or any other illness symptoms.

    • Child Wellness Policy: If your child is ill, they should not be in the Bridge Kids area. Her are some signs of sickness:

      • Fever

      • Diarrhea

      • Persistent runny nose with substantial discharge

      • Lethargy

      • Hacking or wet-sounding cough

 

Use of Face coverings:

  • Bridge Kids Servant Leaders (volunteers at check-in counter, small group and large group leaders) will be required to wear a mask or a face shield

  • Bridge Kids are encouraged, but NOT required to wear a mask

 

Intensified Cleaning and Disinfecting Efforts:

  • We will be providing and encouraging the use of hand sanitizer for ages 2 and up

  • Cleaning will occur before and after service; deep cleaning will take place between Sundays

  • Rooms will be disinfected with a CDC-approved spray before each Sunday

  • Healthy Hand Hygiene Behavior will be practiced

    • All children, staff, and volunteers should engage in hand hygiene at the following times:

      • Arrival to the facility and after breaks

      • Before and after preparing food or drinks

      • Before and after eating or handling food, or feeding children

      • Before and after administering medication or medical ointment

      • Before and after diapering

      • After using the toilet or helping a child use the bathroom

      • After coming in contact with bodily fluid

      • After playing outdoors or in sand

      • After handling garbage

    • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If hands are not visibly dirty, alcohol-based hand sanitizers with at least 60% alcohol can be used if soap and water are not readily available.

    • Supervise children when they use hand sanitizer to prevent ingestion.

    • Assist children with handwashing, including infants who cannot wash hands alone.

      • After assisting children with handwashing, staff should also wash their hands.

 

Other items to be aware of:

  • We will not be serving snack or drinks

  • Parents may bring milk or formula

  • All Bridge Kid volunteers and staff will go through training on proper procedures and protocol

  • Best practices will be continuously monitored and adjusted when needed

  • The Texas Health and Human Services Health Protocols for employees and volunteers will be followed. 

 

We are very excited to be re-opening Sunday, September 20th to our youngest Bridge Kids! Don’t forget to pre-register your child online at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A094DABAD22A5F58-sunday and please contact us if you have any problems signing up. Continue to check our website and social media for updates and announcements. We look forward to seeing you and your family Sunday!

 

 

***If you or your child are feeling ill, or showing any symptoms of illness, please continue to worship with us online.***

(432) 363-0900 

Claire@thebridgeodessa.org

3901 E. Yukon, Odessa TX 79765​

Next to Ratliff Ranch Golf Course

Across from Ratliff Stadium



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