Southlakes U3A Covid-19 Guidelines and Safe Plan
As at 25, January 2022. (Subject to change at any time)
Southlakes U3A complies with the Covid 19 regulations of:
- Australian Government www.health.gov.au
- NSW Government www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates
Southlakes U3A will monitor developments in Government policy relevant to us and adjust our Safety Plan as
Southlakes U3A recognises its responsibility to provide a safe environment for our members during these
unprecedented times – however, given that the membership and its demographics represents one of the most
vulnerable to Covid 19, each member also bears responsibility for his/her health.
Each of the venues used by Southlakes U3A has its own QR Code and Safety Plan which will provide the framework
for the classes using these facilities. General requirements are:
Well-Being of Members
|Members must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 OR
have a signed medical exemption form
|Members to declare vaccination status on Risk Management Form OR provide a signed medical exemption form.|
|Exclusion of members showing symptom* of Covid 19 or
|Member must exclude him/herself from class if aware of any symptom* or if feeling unwell.|
|Leaders, Course Clerks to be notified of protocols.||Committee to notify Leaders and Course Clerks of any relevant updates|
|Mask wearing.||Masks must be worn indoors.|
|Group size dependent on room capacity.||Follow venue limits.|
|Physical distancing in class, communal areas, and on arrival and departure.||As per current regulations.
Kitchen use is dependent on venue regulations
Arrivals and departures to be monitored by Course Clerks.
|Adopt good hand hygiene practices.||Members to be responsible for own good hygiene practices.|
|Cough and sneeze hygiene.||Hygiene etiquette to be followed by all.|
|Adopt good surface hygiene practices.||Surface sanitising as per Venue regulations.|
|Members to bring own equipment.||No equipment to be shared. Course Clerks to sign in members|
|Record of all attendees’ names and contact details||All members must sign in with the QR code at all SLU3A
venues and facilities.
Rolls to be carefully maintained. Only those on the roll to be admitted.
|COVID Risk Management.||COVID Risk Management Form to be completed by all members before attending any SLU3A course or activity|
|Cooperate with NSW Health in relation to a suspected positive case||All data to be provided to authorities on request. Contact authorities of suspected cases.|
*Symptoms may include: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, muscle or joint pain, altered sense of smell, altered sense of taste, loss of appetite, fatigue.
If you or a family member has COVID 19 you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.