Rebuilding Together Fox Valley Homeowner Wellness Policy Guidelines
Rebuilding Together Fox Valley (RTFV) prioritizes the health and safety of homeowners, contractors, volunteers, and staff. With the spread of the coronavirus or “COVID-19,” we all must remain vigilant in mitigating the outbreak and protecting one another.
In order to be safe and maintain operations, we have developed the Wellness policies outlined below to be implemented throughout the organization and at all of our work sites. RTFV has also developed COVID-19 Exposure Prevention Policies for Contractors, which are available upon request. RTFV will seek to follow all applicable and relevant government recommendations and may update the above policies at any time.
I understand that I will need to sign and return a copy of this notice in order for RTFV to proceed with the home repair activities at my home. If I choose to delay work on my home, I understand that RTFV will try to keep me in its project pipeline, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so or that home repair services will be available at that time
• RTFV will suspend all home repair activities unless the homeowner has given express written consent for those activities to continue.
• Homeowners authorizing home repairs are releasing RTFV, its contractors, its directors, and officers from any liability or claims that may arise from exposure to pathogens due to home repair activities.
• Homeowners will notify RTFV immediately if they or any other resident has tested positive or has been in contact with someone that tested positive for COVID-19. Homeowners will also notify RTFV staff if any member of the household is experiencing one or more of the following symptoms: coughing, fever, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills, body aches, sore throat, headache, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, or runny nose.
• RTFV staff, volunteers, and contractors will try to avoid physical contact with homeowners to the maximum extent possible.
Conversations with homeowners will be limited to electronic or phone conversations to the extent possible.
Should in-person conversations be necessary, those conversations will take place at a minimum of six feet distance to the extent possible.
When homeowner signatures are required, RTFV will attempt to obtain electronic signatures. If that is not possible, RTFV will deliver documents to be signed via USPS. Homeowners will return signed documents in the stamped envelope provided.
When documents need to be collected from homeowners (such as copies of deeds, proof of income eligibility), those documents will be left at a mutually agreed upon location in the home for RTFV staff to take photos.
Homeowner agrees to stay six feet away from any RTFV representatives (volunteers, staff or contractors) performing repairs on the home, in a separate room from repairs being made when possible.
Homeowner agrees to wear a face mask when RTFV representative(s) are on site. If homeowner does not have one RTFV will provide.
Homeowner understands that RTFV will provide a porta potty and hand sinks on volunteer rebuild days so they will not use the home’s facilities
Homeowner understands that any RTFV contractors, staff, or volunteers are not to use the homes facilities.
Homeowner is encouraged to wipe down any surfaces a RTFV member may have touched with antibacterial cleaning products after repairs are completed.
______ I authorize the following repairs at my home:
(Additional Repairs Listed on Attached Sheet)