ABA & Verbal Behavior Group Statement on COVID-19
Statement last updated April 16, 2021
As vaccinations are effectively slowing the spread of COVID-19, we at ABA & VB Group want to reassure our families that we are continuing to stay current on all CDC, World Health Organization (WHO) and state and local measures and take all recommended precautions.
We have mandated that all eligible employees will be fully vaccinated. It is possible an employee or employees may not be vaccinated due to health or other reasons and families may request to have only vaccinated staff members attend sessions at their home if desired (this can be done by calling Michelle Nieves at 619-598-2924 and asking her to make a note on your child’s file).
For the time being, we will continue to wear face coverings or shields (except in situations where it is interfering with sessions, health orders are being followed, and both the family and the clinician are agreeable to the employee not wearing a face covering), socially distance when possible and sanitize surfaces and toys. Employees experiencing COVID symptoms, even if they are vaccinated, will solicit guidance from their physicians. Procedures are in place for any employee testing positive for COVID, and families will be notified of any exposures.
Consent from families. At this time, we ask only that families consent to following state and local guidelines regarding COVID restrictions. We are pleased to provide guidance if requested.
We at ABA & Verbal Behavior Group continue to stay prepared. Our priorities are to keep our clients and their families safe, to provide uninterrupted service as much as possible with support to the clients that depend on our services, and to ensure that we do not inadvertently contribute to the spread of COVID-19. In addition to the precautionary measures we have adopted, we stand ready to enact further emergency response protocols that could be triggered based upon the spread and impact of the virus.
We are continuing to stay up-to-date on all local and national developments.
For questions, you may contact our Director, Dr. Lynn Wilson, BCBA-D at 619-281-6067 or at firstname.lastname@example.org