BAC RE-OPEN TRANSITION - COVID-19 

The Bay Area Club, Inc. is an essential business

As such, we must adhere to strict social distancing and sanitation guidelines

  • Community Service is suspended until a later date

  • NO Community Foods such as BBQ, PIZZA, ETC

  • If you are experiencing any cold or flu symptoms, please do not come to the club; Zoom meetings remain available. 

  • We all have personal responsibility as it pertains to our health and those around us. 

  • If you are immune compromised, or are caring for someone who is, please utilize zoom meetings

  • While masks are not mandatory for meeting attendees, they are encouraged

Following the guidelines from our previous COVID-19 plans, the following adjustments are proposed by the appointed BAC Task Force to begin the process of opening the BAC again.  We are expanding from our pre-closure plan regarding sanitizing/meeting locations.  This plan will extend from May 2nd-May 19th, and will be revisited at next board meeting to determine compliance, effectiveness as well as feasibility.  A review will be made at this juncture; then it can be decided to expand or contract our restrictions.

INDOOR MEETINGS:  Following social distancing the big room will be open and have 30 or so chairs (6 ft apart with floor markings); the small room will have 8-10 chairs per the same.  Groups that meet during these times can use this space as previously allocated.  Other groups may meet outside at their discretion or continue ZOOM.  Cleaning supplies are provided by BAC for all meetings.  Locations of meetings will be reflected on our website. 

GSR’s, please email  to let us know the group’s decision regarding any changes to meeting locations (club or zoom).  We will update the website accordingly to reflect the information you provide. 

OUTDOOR MEETINGS: Continue to follow social distancing of 6ft, club to consider purchase of 10’x20’ Covered Canopy to aide as outside temperature and weather is a factor.  This will be exercised on an as-needed basis after approval from the board to purchase up to 4. (Additionally these can be used for fund raiser events in the future)

FACILITIES:  Follow the guidelines from our previous COVID-19 processes with some added modifications:  Access into the building from one or two entrances only.  Place signs and floor arrows (with 6 ft markings) to flow people in one direction into the vending/coffee area.   

***  NO LOITERING INSIDE *** Strict pre-shutdown sanitizing routine in place

VENDING: Coffee, Snack Machine & Soda Machine will be open / accessible.  Social distancing: 1 person at a time

RESTROOMS: Modify from one person to two persons in each restroom.  Leave signs up that encourage cleaning up after yourself

BOOKSTORE: One person at a time in book store for purchases

CUSTODIAN HOURS:  11:00 AM  to  8:00 PM

CLUB HOURS:  Definitively 11AM-8PM, but possibly expanded – solely dependent on morning and 8PM meeting’s decision to return partially or fully to facility.  Should groups decide to stay on zoom right now, we will reflect this on our website and adjust the club hours accordingly at this time.  We stand by ready to accommodate early and late meetings on the normal schedule (full or partial) and have a plan in place to accommodate.  Early opening and late closures will be managed by trusted volunteers. 

 

It’s extremely important that GSRs of groups meeting before 11:00AM and after 7:30PM contact

Ann K. to let us know of any changes to the group’s decision

TRUSTED VOLUNTEER SERVANTS:   A list of dependable / reliable volunteers will be selected by the Task Force to assist in club opening and closing.  Early opening and late closures will be managed by trusted volunteers.  Additional volunteers during peak hours will be needed to assist with mopping, cleaning, coffee service, etc.  We will be posting volunteer opportunities on our website in time slots around our busiest time.    Sign up will be similar to the process of Intergroup phones

CUSTODIANS/VOLUNTEERS:  Required temperature taking prior to shift, and safety mask.  All supplies provided by the BAC

SIGNS:  USE OTHER DOOR, SOCIAL DISTANCING (6 ft), NO LOITERING

WE WILL BE PROVIDING A 'BASIC HOUSE RULES' SHEET TO EACH GROUP: “SELF CLEANUP, SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES of BAC, AND PLACE CHAIRS ON 6 FT SPACING MARKS ON FLOOR.”  

We would like to suggest these be read to attendees before or after meetings.

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