Condition of Entry During COVID-19
Staffs, congregants and visitors are not permitted to enter the place of worship if they:
- are experiencing any flu-like symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever);
- have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 (during the period of time in which the virus is contagious);
- are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19;
- reside with anyone who is awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19;
- have returned from international travel and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days;
Staffs, congregants and visitors who are not subject to any of the above conditions for exclusion must be willing and able to agree to the following requirements:
- leave the place of worship immediately if they become unwell, after notifying a staff member;
- at all times, maintain social distancing measures (as per the NSW Health guidelines) with respect to others;
- maintain good personal hand hygiene by washing their hands regularly and thoroughly and/or using hand sanitiser;
- maintain good respiratory hygiene by coughing or sneezing into their elbow or a tissue, and then disposing of tissues immediately;
- provide Heartbeat Church with their name and contact details and consent to Heartbeat Church providing their name and contact details to the NSW Department of Health or any other third-party government department, as required to enable contact tracing procedures;
- attendees must follow the advice on singing and mask wearing as directed by NSW Government and Heartbeat Church;
- acknowledge that they may be asked to wait, or be refused entry, to the place of worship in the event that the facility has reached its total capacity under NSW Health social distancing requirements;
- respond accurately to the following questions if asked by staff:
- Are you or anyone you live with currently undergoing testing or awaiting results for the COVID-19 virus?
- Have you or anyone you live with tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and have not been medically cleared as non-contagious?
- Do you have any flu-like symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever)?
- acknowledge the right of Heartbeat Church to refuse entry or request their departure from our sites at any time and for any reason;
- at all times, treat staff, congregant and visitors with respect.