Covid-19 Policy

Covid-19 Policy Sing! Show Chorus Association

 

Application

This policy applies to all Board Directors, Officers, volunteers and choir participants of Sing! Show Chorus Association.

 

New people who join the choir will be subject to this policy as a condition of their involvement with the choir.

Policy Statement

Sing! Show Chorus Association is firmly committed to providing a safe environment for our choir, and members of the public who may attend our performances.  Sing! Show Chorus Association recognizes the importance of full vaccination in providing a high level of protection against COVID-19 and the COVID-19 variants.  Full COVID-19 vaccination is the best defense against the virus.  

As part of the commitment in providing a safe environment and to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, this mandatory vaccination verification policy is important in providing direction to all choir participants and volunteers on the requirement to receive the COVID-19 vaccination and maintain proof of vaccination.

This policy is in compliance with Provincial and Municipal Public Health directives and within the limits of the Human Rights Code (Ontario).  This policy includes requirements of practice and performance facilities.

Sing! Show Chorus Association reserves the right to amend the scope of this policy as needed to meet changing Provincial or Municipal requirements.

Purpose

The purpose of the COVID-19 Policy is to provide guidelines pertaining to the expectations and requirements of the Board Directors, Officers, volunteers and choir participants of Sing! Show Chorus Association with respect to COVID-19 and vaccination. 

 

Definitions

COVID-19 - A virus belonging to a large family called coronavirus, which includes the virus that causes the common cold and more severe disease such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARs) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-COV).  The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus, named SARS-CoV-2.

 

Fully Vaccinated - Having received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (i.e. two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series).

 

Proof of Vaccination – Provincial vaccination certificate

 

Guidelines

All Board Directors, Officers, volunteers and choir participants of Sing! Show Chorus Association are required to receive full COVID-19 vaccination (first 2 doses) to participate in any Sing! Show Chorus activities. Only choir participants will be allowed access to rehearsal facilities. 

 

Proof of Vaccination

Sing! Show Chorus Association requires proof of vaccination from all Board Directors, Officers, volunteers and choir participants, which will include documentation verifying receipt of a vaccination series approved by the Ministry of Health/Public Health.

 

Confidentiality

Sing! Show Chorus Association will maintain vaccination disclosure information in accordance with privacy legislation. This information will only be used to the extent necessary for implementation of this policy, for administering health and safety protocols, and infection and prevention control measures in accordance with Sing! Show Chorus Association activities.

 

Responsibilities

 

Sing! Show Chorus Association Board Directors and Officers are responsible for the administration of this Policy.

 

Board Directors and Officers:

  • Lead by example.

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination.

  • Ensure all Sing! Show Chorus participants and volunteers comply with this policy.

  • Do not come to any choir activities if feeling unwell.

 

 

Sing! Show Chorus Participants and Volunteers:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination.

  • Comply with this policy.

  • Do not come to any choir activities if feeling unwell.