A. Recommendations regarding who could consider - and those who should not - attending in-person meetings at TUCW.
i. Individuals who should consider NOT attending in-person meetings.
- People age 65 or older
- Younger people who live with an individual(s) age 65 or older
- People with chronic lung disease (e.g. COPD) or moderate to severe asthma.
- People who have a serious heart condition
- People who are immunocompromised, such as those:
- a. Under cancer treatment (excluding basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer.)
- b. Who have received a transplant (bone marrow or solid organ)
- c. Who have an immunodeficiency disease including HIV/AIDS
- d. Taking corticosteroids or other immune-suppressing drugs on a regular basis (excluding nasal or inhaled corticosteroids).
- People with “severe obesity” defined as a BMI >40
- People with diabetes
- People with chronic kidney disease
- People with liver disease
- People who smoke cigarettes regularly (e.g. > 5 cigarettes/day)
ii. Individuals who should temporarily not attend in-person meetings.
- Anyone who is feeling ill for any reason.
- Anyone with fever (>100.4 F).
- If you or a family member have any of the following symptoms suggestive of covid-19:
- a. New loss of taste or sense of smell
- b. Congestion, runny nose, sore throat
- c. Coughing
- d. Muscle or body aches
- e. Unusual fatigue
- f. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- g. Fever or chills
- h. Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing
- Any child with any of the above symptoms and/or:
- a. Abdominal pain
- b. Neck Pain
- c. Rash
- d. Bloodshot eyes
- Anyone who has travelled by airplane during the two weeks prior to the meeting, should not attend.
- Anyone who has attended a convention, large rally/protest (a) indoors (> 100 people) or (b) outdoors (>150 people) where social distancing and/or facemask use rules were not strictly adhered to, should not attend an in-person meeting for at least 2 weeks following the above mentioned event.
- Anyone who has been in contact with a person known to be infected with the coronavirus. Prior to attending the meeting in person, you should be tested for the coronavirus and have a negative test result. Otherwise, you should not attend.