To support our mental health peers on their personal paths toward wellness within a community free from judgement where we share feelings, experiences, and tools in a respectful way.
To support our mental health peers on their personal paths toward wellness within a community free from judgement where we share feelings, experiences, and tools in a respectful way.
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Our COVID-19 Response

Effective March 24, 2022: 

Wearing a mask is optional at all locations.

 

Effective August 1, 2022: 

 

What to expect at Stepping Stone:

  • Space in the building is limited to 7 Members at a time to allow for physical distancing.  Seating is allowed in designated areas only.
  • Porch access is unavailable.  The door to the kitchen will be locked, and the stairs will be taped off.
  • The glass front door will be locked and answered when someone knocks. 
  • Before entering public space (these apply to all staff and Members):
  • We will take your temperature, and if it is above 100.4°F, we will ask you to go home and seek medical advice.
  • We will ask you a series of questions:
  1. Within the last 10 days have you had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19?
  2. Do you have symptoms of COVID-19?                   

If you answer, “Yes” to any of these questions, we will ask you to go home and seek medical advice.

  • We will give you a disposable mask if requested.
  • We require frequent handwashing and sanitizing.
  • Smoking is allowed in designated areas only, and you must maintain 6’ physical distancing.
  • Member phone calls can be made and received downstairs only.  You must get staff permission to use the phone.
  • You must get staff permission to use the shower, and you must disinfect surfaces before and after each use.
  • The Giving Room is available to shop by appointment only on            Monday, 11 AM-12 PM & 1-2 PM; Wednesday, 1-3 PM; Saturday, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM.  You must be accompanied by staff.  You must contact Shanon before dropping off donations.
  • Willing Hands food deliveries occur Fridays at 1 PM.
  • These supports are on-hold until further notice:

Public computer use

Laundry

Community Trips

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What to expect at Next Step:

  • Space in the building is limited to 6 Members at a time to allow for physical distancing.  Seating is allowed in designated areas only.
  • The front door will be locked and answered when someone knocks. 
  • Before entering public space (these apply to all staff and Members):
  • We will take your temperature, and if it is above 100.4°F, we will ask you to go home and seek medical advice.
  • We will ask you a series of questions:
  1. Within the last 10 days have you had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19?
  2. Do you have symptoms of COVID-19?                   

If you answer, “Yes” to any of these questions, we will ask you to go home and seek medical advice.

  • We will give you a disposable mask if requested.
  • We require frequent handwashing and sanitizing.
  • Smoking is allowed in designated areas only, and you must maintain 6’ physical distancing.
  • Member phone calls can be made and received on Member phone in the diningroom.  You must get staff permission to use the phone.
  • Laundry must be in a clear, closed plastic bag, and laundry punch cards are required.  You must get staff permission before doing laundry.
  • Shower access is allowed.  You must get staff permission to use the shower, and you must disinfect surfaces before and after each use.
  • The Giving Room is available to shop by appointment only on Monday and Thursday.  You must be accompanied by staff.  You must contact Amber before dropping off donations.
  • Willing Hands food deliveries occur Mondays at 1 PM.
  • These supports are on-hold until further notice:

Public computer use

Community Trips

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ARCHIVED COVID-19 MEMOS

COVID-19 Memo 2021 06 24
COVID-19 Memo 2021 06 24.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2021 01 25
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 08 25.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 06 01.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 05 04.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 04 03.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 03 19.pdf
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COVID-19 Memo 2020 03 16.pdf
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