COVID- 19 Policy

Dora B. Woodyard Memorial Library Covid 19 Policy

Adopted by Dora B. Woodyard Memorial Library Board of Trustees

January 5, 2022

Employment –

  • If you have COVID-19 or have a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, do not enter the library. If someone in your household has COVID-19 or has symptoms of COVID-19, do not enter the library during your quarantine. If you display COVID-19 symptoms in the library, you may be asked to leave.
  • If you or someone in your household has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and you spent time in the library prior to the diagnosis, please report this fact to the Library Director or Librarian in Charge.
  • If two or more laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 are associated with the library, the Library might have to be temporary closed.
  • Physical distancing of a minimum of three feet must be maintained by all people in the library, except in cases when physical distancing is not feasible or appropriate.
  • Library staff and hired cleaners strive to keep the library sanitized and cleaned on a regular schedule. We cannot guarantee the library is a germ-free environment, and ask that you determine if the public library is a safe place for you and your family during this global pandemic.

Programming –

  • School related programs will not happen if the county is red or we are in a mask mandate.
  • Library related programming will be put on hold if our county is red.

Mask Mandate-

  • The library will be following suit of Wirt County Board of Education. If the schools are under a mask mandate than the library will also be requiring masks.

Public Patrons –

  • We ask that if you have been exposed or are experiencing symptoms that you do not enter the library.

Meeting Room-

  • If the county is in red on the DHHR map no gathering larger than 10 can use the meeting room.