COVID-19 Safety Measures | AspenRidge Recovery & Addiction Treatment

Ensuring a Safe and Supportive Community: COVID-19 Safety Measures

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coronavirus updatesAs we monitor the COVID-19 data and local and federal government responses, we feel it is essential to take proactive measures to keep our clients, staff, and community partners safe. Out of an abundance of caution, we are implementing stricter protocols for the five weeks from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day and will reassess in January of 2021. We believe these temporary measures are necessary to prevent new infections, but we want to ensure that we continue to provide our clients with the best possible care they need and deserve.

Temporary Protocols

  • Admissions and COVID testing:
    • ALL clients will be tested at intake or accept a negative test result from a Colorado testing site administered within 24-hours of admission.
    • Out-of-state clients will provide proof of testing with negative results before making travel arrangements. Clients must also be tested within 24 hours of admission or out-of-state arrival and wear a mask until a negative result is received.
    • Extra precautions will be taken to separate new Day Program admissions from existing clients until we receive a negative result.
  • Clients in our Day Program program will continue receiving services at the center, and we will use teleconferencing technology when needed.
  • Family/sponsor visits: Families and sponsors may continue to visit and follow the screening, distancing, and mask protocols.
  • 5-Day IOP and OP are 100% virtual until the new year at all locations.
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
    • AspenRidge Recovery will arrange and designate specific times for clients to test at the centers, ensuring zero person-to-person contact.

AspenRidge Recovery Staff

We’ve also reminded our staff to take additional precautions during off-work hours to limit potential exposures. We ask that all staff wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines during interactions with friends and family.

General COVID-19 Protocols

1. Steps to prevent illness

a. Masks are required at all times at all facilities.

b. All staff and clients’ temperatures checked daily.

c. Physical distancing: Keep at least six feet of distance between yourselves and others, and limit outside visitors.

d. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

e. Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.

f. Staff and clients should avoid public areas and public transportation, including gyms, community events, etc.

g. Staff and clients that are immunocompromised or have chronic conditions are separated, and therapy is proved remotely.

a. Masks are required at all times at all facilities.

a. Masks are required at all times at all facilities.

2. Step to actively monitor clients and staff for symptoms:

a. Centers will conduct weekly assessments of all clients by or under the supervision of our nurses.

b. Clients will be assessed for symptoms and temperature checked daily.

c. Any person (staff, clients, and visitors) that must enter our facilities must be assessed daily, to include a temperature reading.

If you have any questions about AspenRidge Recovery’s COVID-19 protocols, please feel free to reach out and call us at 855-281-5588. We will always consider specific circumstances of a given scenario and make exceptions to this protocol if appropriate.

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