COVID-19

HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

2020 has turned into a year like no other; COVID-19 has changed the world, as we know it. There is now federal and provincial restriction that everyone must adhere to. Affecting everything we do from shopping, traveling and getting together with our friends and family.

The biggest impact of these restrictions to Horseshoe Island, as I’m sure everyone is aware, was the delay of our spring opening.

Now that we are open, we have implemented some enhanced health and safety protocols and have taken additional steps to ensure the well being of our guests and staff.

 

We recommend guests take the time to disinfect frequently touched surfaces in your cottage, practice social distancing including wearing a mask when physical distancing is a challenge and wash your hands regularly.

 

Your cottage and boat will have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected with Health Canada approved products following the cleaning recommendations prior to your arrival.

We’ve also been instructed to implement the following Guest Code of Conduct and Screening Questionnaire to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Each member of your cottage will need to complete and submit a signed copy of the below Code of Conduct and Screening Questionnaire PRIOR to your arrival.

If you would prefer to print the form off and return it via email (to horseshoeisland@xplornet.com), click here to download the form.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.

COVID 19 GUEST CODE OF CONDUCT

 

As of May 22nd, the following emergency orders impact our business

 

  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer (70%+ alcohol).

  • Sneeze and cough into your sleeve.

  • Dispose of used tissues immediately and wash your hands afterwards.

  • If you feel unwell stay home.

  • Disinfect frequently touched/used areas such as doorknobs, sinks, faucets, toilets, tables etc.

 

EXPECTATIONS

 

  1. All guests are expected to practice personal hygiene and wash their hands frequently.

  2. All guests are to comply with the gathering restrictions and social distancing requirements as set out by public health officials.

  3. All guests agree to comply with the emergency orders set forward by the Province of Ontario.

  4. All guests are to wear masks where social distancing requirements cannot be met.

  5. Guests are to be respectful of the space of others around them.

 

If any guest begins to feel ill or exhibits symptoms of COVID 19, the guest must self-isolate and advise the camp operator of their symptoms immediately. The camp operator will contact the local public health unit and advise them of the symptoms and await further instruction.

By signing said form, I acknowledge that I am to comply with all of the items listed above during my stay at Horseshoe Island Camp.

SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE

 

Please sign and submit forms one week prior to commencing travel

 

Dear valued guest,

 

As a result of COVID 19 we have implemented enhanced health and safety protocols to ensure the well being of our guests and ourselves. If you feel unwell, have been identified as a close contact with, or have symptoms of COVID 19, please contact us to postpone your trip. Anyone displaying symptoms of COVID 19 will not be permitted to enter our premises.

 

Physical distancing is required at all times. Please follow instructions laid out throughout our business and in the “Welcome” booklet in your cottage to ensure a minimum spacing of 6ft between individuals. Our business continues to implement recommendations from public health officials as they arise.

 

We encourage all guests to bring hand sanitizer and a mask.

Failure to comply with physical distancing and hygiene requirements risks the closure of our facility and your removal from our premises.

 

Please complete the following screening questionnaire. If you answer yes to any to these questions, please stay home, contact your local health officials and contact us to postpone your trip.

1.  Have you traveled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
2.  Are you currently under mandatory quarantine as a result of recent travel or by orders of your local public health authorities?
3.  Have you been identified as a close contact to an individual diagnosed with COVID 19?
4.  Do you have a fever and cough?
5.  Are you having difficulty breathing or feel any discomfort in your chest?

Please date, sign and submit this form a minimum of one week prior to commencing travel.

Your Signature (sign digitally on your device)

COVID 19 BEST PRACTICES For the Safe Operation of Resource-Based Tourism Businesses in Northern Ontario

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