COVID-19 Activity Updates

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Updated December 4, 2020

Seattle Audubon continues to monitor public health guidelines as they affect our activities. We will continue to evaluate as new information becomes available. (Resources are listed at the end of this document.)

Contact information for the relevant staff is listed for each activity, if you have further questions or concerns. Seattle Audubon is also following recommendations for employers, and staff are working from home (Staff Directory). Through this challenging time in our community, we encourage everyone to act with kindness and compassion, and to support those in the community who most need our collective actions to help reduce the spread of this disease. 

General Guidelines

  • Avoid close contact with others.​
  • Stay home when you are sick. Do not go out in public when you are sick.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or tissue and wash your hands immediately afterward.
  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly for a minimum of 20 seconds with soap and water.
  • If no soap is available, use a hand sanitizer of at least 60% alcohol content.
  • Don’t touch your face. 
  • Wear a mask. Face coverings are required in all public indoor spaces, and outdoors when you cannot remain 6 feet apart. 

Modified Activities

Check the Calendar for classes and events that have moved online. 

Volunteer Assignments

  • Volunteers identified by public health officials as being at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, should stay home. This includes people:
    • Over 65 years old
    • People with underlying health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes
    • People who have weakened immune systems
    • People who are pregnant
  • Seattle Audubon has suspended in-person volunteer opportunities for the time being. 
  • Committee meetings continue to occur virtually. 
  • Contact: Wendy Walker, Community Engagement Manager | wendyw@seattleaudubon.org

The Nature Shop

We encourage everyone to keep informed of developments, as this situation is constantly evolving. Seattle Audubon will continue to follow and adhere to recommendations issued by the CDC and/or Public Health — Seattle & King County. Any changes to our programs and activities will be posted on our website, www.seattleaudubon.org. General inquires made to the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop phone line at (206) 523-4483 or info@seattleaudubon.org will be checked periodically. Please allow for a delay in response. 

Resources

Washington State Coronavirus Response: https://coronavirus.wa.gov/

Public Health — Seattle & King County updates: www.publichealthinsider.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html