Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has been closely monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO, SanDiegoCounty.gov and local school districts regarding the Covid-19 virus. The health and safety of our Bigs, Littles and staff is our number one priority, and maintaining a high standard of safety is of utmost importance to us. As such, we will be taking the following precautions to ensure your safety:
OPERATION BIGS SITE SESSIONS:
Mentoring Sessions at ALL locations in San Diego and on Camp Pendleton are suspended until April 6th, unless conditions call for an extension or change.
BEYOND SCHOOL WALLS SITE SESSIONS:
Mentoring Sessions at ALL Beyond School Walls Site Sessions are suspended until April 6th, unless conditions call for an extension or change.
NEW VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSIONS:
Until April 30th, all volunteer information sessions will be conducted online via web conferencing. Please find more information about ongoing information sessions HERE.
For the safety of in-office staff, we are limiting outside visitors to our office. Our offices will remain open to staff only. If you have a meeting scheduled at our offices, a staff member will be in contact with you to reschedule.
ONGOING MATCH OUTINGS:
Before your match outing, please confirm that no one has any symptoms of fever and/or acute respiratory illness, or anyone they live with.
Please remember to follow CDC guidelines:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
For a BBBS resource guide during this challenging time, click here.
As of now, all events are scheduled to take place as planned. We will continue to monitor and update as events draw closer.
For the most updated information about COVID-19, please see the following resources:
• World Health Organization (WHO)
• Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Share the Facts, Stop the Fear
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC: Information for Travel
We will continue to update this page with new information, so be sure to check back frequently.
BBBS of SDC
For general questions, please email info@SDBigs.org.