Cooke County 4-H Restart Preparedness Plan
To help safeguard the health and safety of our members and volunteers, the following guidelines should be followed for all 4-H meetings, events, practices, etc.
- Review the “RESTARTING 4-H IN COOKE COUNTY” Guidelines.
- Fill out and submit the online Program Preparedness Plan Form before EACH meeting – preferably 2 weeks in advance.
- Send to all members, guests and guest speakers the COVID-19 Screening Form. This form must be filled out and handed in by EACH attendee at EACH meeting.
- Turn in your roll call check sheet and the COVID-19 Screening Forms to the Extension Office after EACH meeting.
The health and safety of all 4-H members, volunteers, parents, guests and staff is the top priority of Texas 4-H. To help reduce the risks associated with the spread of COVID-19, the following guidelines from the Texas Department of Health & Environment and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension should be followed to protect yourself and others during 4-H Club Meetings and other 4-H programs. Please review these guidelines with your officer team, club leaders, members and parents.
- Stay home when sick and avoid contact with other people unless you need medical assistance
- Follow common-sense steps such as washing your hands often and well; covering your coughs and sneezes and cleaning and if soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with people by staying at least 6 feet apart
- Wear cloth face coverings in public settings where social distancing is difficult to follow
- Wipe down all common surfaces as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Common surfaces include tables, chairs, doorknobs, light switches, counter tops, handles, phones, keyboards, toilets and faucets.
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