On-Campus Health & Safety Updates

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College Mentors for Kids is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of all program participants. In most cases, this includes required masks for all participants during College Mentors for Kids activities. In response to the novel coronavirus, we will continue to refer to the school and university COVID-19 safety guidance during on campus activities.

As an organization, we recommend the following COVID-19 safety regulations

  • Hand sanitizer before and after snack
  • Homeroom sanitation before and after activity

FAQ

For College Students

Are activities happening on college campuses?

On campus activities will run in communities where it is safe to do so per local recommendations. If you have any questions about whether your university will have on campus activities and what policies are in place, please contact your Chapter President or Associate Director of Programming.

What do I do if I test positive for COVID-19?

If you test positive for COVID-19, you will be required to notify a Chapter Leader and will be asked not to attend activity. If you have a pending COVID-19 test, you should also not attend activity until you receive a negative test result. If you are quarantining due to exposure, please do not attend activity. Please adhere to CDC recommendations for quarantining and returning to activity if you have a known exposure to COVID-19.

What do I do if I am not feeling well?

Please follow the CDC guidance for recognizing COVID-19 symptoms and when to get tested and/or quarantine.

 

For Families

What if my child is positive for COVID-19?

If your child tests positive for COVID-19, please notify the National Office by emailing covidreporting@collegementors.org and they should not attend activities. Additionally, if your child has a known exposure, they should not attend activity. Please adhere to the following CDC recommendations for quarantining and returning to activity.

What if my child is not feeling well?

Please follow the CDC guidance for recognizing COVID-19 symptoms and recommendations on when to get tested.

Will my child go on campus?

On campus activities will be dependent on what is safe in the local community. If you have any questions about what activities will look like at your child’s chapter, please contact the school contact. If you are unsure of who that is, please call your school’s front office.

How will I be notified if one of the program participants test positive for COVID-19?

If a program participant (including all student volunteers and little buddies) tests positive for COVID-19, you will be contacted by a National Office staff member. We commit to notifying affected families as soon as possible of a positive case.