COVID-19 is an acute respiratory illness caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It may be characterized by fever, cough, shortness of breath, and several other symptoms. Asymptomatic infection is also possible. The risk of severe disease increases with age but is not limited to the elderly and is elevated in those with underlying medical conditions. If not prevented through comprehensive set of measures, it will negatively impact the health of staff and clients.
In order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, D’CENTEX has adopted and implemented a vaccination policy that is effective September 7, 2021. Its utmost priority is to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in the organization. All policies and guidelines are developed in accordance with recommendations as outlined by local, provincial and federal public health agencies.
This policy applies to all employees, staff and volunteers in D’CENTEX. All employees must continue to practice guidelines and recommendations as indicated by internal policies as well as public health guidelines.
To facilitate this policy all employees, staff, and volunteers will be required to provide one of the following:
The educational program has been approved by an approved vendor and/or provided by DCENTEX and addresses all of the following learning components: