VOLUNTEER CHECK LIST AND DON’T COME IF INFORMATION

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 Be certain to review the information below prior to your volunteer experience.  Due to insurance regulations, children under 12 are not allowed to work in our pantry storehouse.

 

 

✔ It is recommended that you leave all personal items like purses or cell phones

     at home or in your vehicle

✔ No open toed shoes or high heels are allowed in the pantry.

✔ Please bring a jacket or sweater because it can be chilly in the pantry area

    and when working outdoors

✔ Rubber gloves and masks will be furnished and are required at all times while volunteering

 

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DON’T COME IF

 

If you have been ill or around anyone ill within the last 24 hours... who has had any of the following symptoms you will not be allowed to volunteer.

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If you have an open infected cut or boil that is draining and cannot be covered. A sore throat with fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and jaundice, you will not be allowed to volunteer.

 

If you have been diagnosed within the past 90-days of having (or been around someone who has) any of the following, you will not be allowed to volunteer:

      

 

 CORONAVIRUS

     Symptoms are variable including shortness of breath, coughing, headaches, high fever and others still being identified (CDC 2020)

 

NOROVIRUS 

     The most com­mon symptoms of acute gas­troenteritis are diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain (CDC, 2010).

 

HEPATITIS A

     Clinical manifesta­tions of hepatitis A often include the abrupt onset of fever, malaise, anorexia, nausea, and abdominal discomfort, followed within a few days by jaundice (CDC, 2010)

 

SHIGELLA

     Most that are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are  exposed to the bacteria. The diarrhea is often bloody (CDC, 2010)

 

E.COLI 0157:H7

     The symptoms of a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, (STEC) infec­tions vary for each person but often include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting (CDC, 2010).

 

SALMONELLA TYPH i

     Typhoid fever has an insidious onset characterized by fever, headache, constipation, malaise, chills, and myalgia with few clinical features that reliably dis­tinguish it from a variety of other infectious diseases (CDC, 2010).