With this in mind, WaMPS has placed considerable thought into what access needs look like in the time of COVID as we care about the health and safety of the folks who are hosting, attending, and supporting the work that we do. As such, our goal is to make explicit our norms regarding COVID so as to support the communities we are working with to be inclusive and support a sense of belonging for everyone. Below, we are stating our norms that our officers have voted and agreed on and being explicit about the role that YOU may play in helping us with making our space accessible:
For our Events & Weekly Gathering Spaces (WGS), we ask the participants take the following actions:
Participants will NOT attend events if they are feeling COVID symptoms.
A list of fully symptoms can be found here:
If you are experiencing the following (shown in list below), please seek medical attention immediately.
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion in ability to wake or stay awake
- Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
WaMPS highly encourages masks at our events, but does not require them.
WaMPS encourages participants to please use the sanitization tools that we will provide at our events such at
Proper food handling measures (e.g., food tongs, gloves, etc.)
In the event that someone tests positive for COVID who attended these spaces, we ask you to follow this protocol:
For our Events/Weekly Gathering Spaces, our officers will be providing the following: