Safety Plan Overview for Covid-19

In compliance with WorkSafeBC guidelines for faith-based organizations, River Valley Community Church located at 2826 75th Ave, Grand Forks, BC has developed a COVID-19 Safety Plan. The following measures are a basic overview of the safety plan.

Please do not enter the building if:         

  • You have any cold or flu-like symptoms no matter how minor         

  • You have been in contact with anyone who has symptoms or tested positive for Covid         

  • You have travelled internationally in the last 14 days  

Enhanced safety measures:

  • Hands free sanitizer is available in high traffic area (foyer). We ask everyone to use this upon entry into the building.

  • Masks are required when distancing of 2 meters is not possible and during Sunday gatherings when entering or exiting the building.

  • Extra cleaning measures are in place to sanitize areas of the building that are occupied.  

Limited access to the church building:         

  • Sunday gatherings are limited to 50 patrons or less. Pre-register is required to be allowed entry.  

  • Pre-registration occurs online at and guests may register at the door.

  • Attendance is taken at the door with occasional guests supplying contact information.     

  • Only staff and authorized volunteers or authorized groups are allowed in the building beyond reception during the week.         

  • Staff and volunteers are working from home to minimize contact.         

  • Individuals experiencing any symptoms of illness, including but not limited to COVID-19 symptoms, are asked not to the enter the building.  

Physical distancing is being maintained:         

  • Signs encouraging 2-meter distancing are posted         

  • Capacity limits have been posted for all areas of the church         

  • Walkways in Sunday gathering spaces are clearly marked to keep distance from those seated         

  • Both outside and inside the building 2-meter distant markings on the ground/floor to aid with line ups         

  • Seating for Sunday gatherings is pre-set with 2-meter distance between seating groups (max 4 per group), and 3 meters distance from speakers  

  • Coffee in the foyer is served by authorized volunteer staff

  • Lingering and visiting in the Foyer is discouraged