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Volunteer Health & Safety Measures at Harvest Pack Events

Thank you for volunteering to pack with us. Harvest Pack values the health and wellness of everyone in our community and strives to follow best practices for volunteer and community health. We are also required to follow FDA guidelines for safe food preparation. To ensure the safety of our volunteers, staff and the food we pack, please do not come to volunteer if you have any new or unexplained symptoms indicative of contagious illness or food-borne diseases. 

General Illness Information:

If you have had any of the following symptoms in the last 24 hours, please refrain from volunteering at this time:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 (or are awaiting test results), you must be symptom-free for 24 hours and it must be at least five days since the onset of symptoms. Please consult your medical provider if you need further information.

If you are in doubt about volunteering with us due to any potential illness (common cold, influenza, COVID or other), we appreciate you staying home and taking care of yourself. Thank you for your help in ensuring our staff and volunteers, as well as the food we distribute, remain safe and healthy. 

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