COVID-19 meeting protocol
To ensure the safety of those who need to visit any DFA premises for a critical meeting that can’t be held virtually, we continue to apply the necessary measures to comply with our COVID-19-management plan and our visitor policy to minimize any risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus.
If you’ve been notified that you were in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days or if you’ve experienced any of the following symptoms during the past 14 days, notify the person you intended to visit and arrange for the meeting to be held virtually:
- persistent cough
- fever or chills
- loss of smell or taste
- severe sore throat
- general body aches or fatigue
- difficulty breathing that is a new onset
- diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting.
If you have any co-morbidities or are over the age of 60, you may not be allowed on to a DFA premises.
Protocols for access to DFA premises
When you need to visit a DFA premises, you will need to
- abide by the COVID-19 and facility protocols
- wear a face mask, practise social distancing, and maintain personal-hygiene requirements at all times
- remove you face masks in a meeting room only if social-distancing criteria are maintained in accordance with the layout plan of the meeting room and there is sufficient fresh-air ventilation
- complete a symptom-screening questionnaire on entering the premises
- submit yourselt to a temperature screened at the entrance of the building
- be accompanied by their host on entering the reception area and exiting the building
- exit the building as soon as the meeting is concluded.