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Coronavirus & Cancellation Policy

Coronavirus policy for The Center of Harmony

To best serve our customers and the larger community, we have established the following policy regarding events and rentals in the Opera Hall.    Additionally, we will comply with all governmental and regulatory mandates.  For current information on the Coronavirus, visit the CDC websiteCDC website

 

Current Status

No immediate changes   All events are scheduled and moving forward.

Event Cancellation by Customer

If a customer cancels their event or wedding and the Opera Hall is operating, there are two choices:

1) Reschedule:  Customers will be given the option to reschedule, based on current availability and pricing.  The rescheduled event will be booked at the new 2020 rental rates.   The 50% non-refundable deposit will be transferred to the rescheduled date.

2) Does Not Reschedule: If the customer elects to cancel their event or wedding, and does not reschedule, the 50% non-refundable deposit will not be refunded.

Event Cancellation By The Center of Harmony

If the Opera Hall is closed due to government decree or management decides to close the Opera Hall in the interest of public Safety, all deposits and payments will be refunded.

These are difficult times and decisions.    It is the Mission of the Center to promote the community, arts, events and social awareness.   The Center will take proactive measures to ensure public safety, while providing services and hall rentals .

Do Your Part

According to the CDC’s Prevention Page , the following steps can be taken to minute your risk.

Illustration: washing hands with soap and water

Clean your hands often

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Illustration: Woman quarantined to her home

Avoid close contact

Take steps to protect others

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Stay home if you’re sick

woman covering their mouth when coughing

Cover coughs and sneezes

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Throw used tissues in the trash.
  • Immediately wash your handswith soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

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Wear a facemask if you are sick

  • If you are sick:  You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare provider’s office. If you are not able to wear a facemask (for example, because it causes trouble breathing), then you should do your best to cover your coughs and sneezes, and people who are caring for you should wear a facemask if they enter your room. Learn what to do if you are sick.
  • If you are NOT sick: You do not need to wear a facemask unless you are caring for someone who is sick (and they are not able to wear a facemask). Facemasks may be in short supply and they should be saved for caregivers.

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Clean and disinfect

  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.

To disinfect:
Most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work. Use disinfectants appropriate for the surface.

Options include:

  • Diluting your household bleach.
    To make a bleach solution, mix:

    • 5 tablespoons (1/3rd cup) bleach per gallon of water
      OR
    • 4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water

    Follow manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation. Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date. Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser. Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted.

  • Alcohol solutions.
    Ensure solution has at least 70% alcohol.
  • Other common EPA-registered household disinfectants.
    Products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens pdf icon[7 pages]external icon claims are expected to be effective against COVID-19 based on data for harder to kill viruses. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products (e.g., concentration, application method and contact time, etc.).

 

 

Thank you for your support and understanding through this public health crisis.