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VISIT

COVID-19
SAFETY POLICY

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Proof of Vaccination Policy

Last updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

 

As of September 22, 2021, people ages 12 and older, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to visit Station Gallery. This is in response to a public health order by the Government of Ontario.

To make your visit as smooth as possible, be prepared to present proof of vaccination along with official government ID upon entry to the gallery.

Please note that face masks and physical-distancing measures remain in effect.

Read the FAQs below for more details about our revised COVID-19 rules. We thank you for your cooperation in our shared efforts to protect the health and safety of the gallery community.

Am I fully vaccinated?

You are considered fully vaccinated if:

— At least 14 days have passed since your second dose of an approved two-dose vaccine (AstraZeneca/Serum Institute of India, BioNTech-Pfizer, Moderna)


OR


—At least 14 days have passed since you received an approved single-dose vaccine (Janssen/Johnson & Johnson)

Where will I show my proof of vaccination?

You will be asked for proof of vaccination when you enter the gallery, at the front desk. Please have your vaccine certificate and government ID ready when you check in.

Where can I find my vaccination certificate?

You can download your vaccination receipts from the Government of Ontario’s vaccine booking portal. Alternatively, you can use the official immunization receipt you received when you got your final dose.

If you were vaccinated out of province, please contact the local public health unit about obtaining an official receipt.

Is proof of vaccination required to use the gallery's outdoor spaces?

Yes. You need to show proof of vaccination to access the gallery's outdoor spaces, including the Sachdeva Outdoor Lounge.

What about people with medical exemptions?

The province’s vaccination guidelines allow for exceptions for people with documented medical exemptions. Affected visitors must present their government ID and a written doctor’s note stating they are exempt for a medical reason from vaccination against COVID-19.

Do I still have to wear a mask and physically distance?

Yes. The gallery continues to follow public health guidelines requiring face masks and physical distancing for everyones health and safety.

I'm vaccinated, but I don't feel well. Can I still visit the gallery?

If you feel unwell or have symptoms of COVID-19, please do not visit the gallery. Of course, we would be thrilled to welcome you at a later date. Please contact us at art@stationgallery.ca or (905) 668-4185 if you have any questions or concerns.

Does this policy apply to gallery staff and volunteers?

Yes. As part of our efforts to keep the gallery community safe, our staff and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Will the gallery keep my personal health information?

No. When you present your vaccine documentation, your health information will not be recorded. This is part of the gallery's commitment to protecting your privacy.

Do I have screening options?

Yes. You can either choose to fill out the form upon your next visit to Station Gallery, or, you can visit the Town of Whitby's new on-line self-screening page at https://webforms.whitby.ca/HR-Services/Covid-Self-Screening . You will receive a PASS email within seconds of successfully filling out the form. This PASS email can be shown at the SG front desk.