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Farthest North Girl Scout Council
COVID-19 and Girl Scouting
– UPDATED January 18, 2022 –
Covid-19 cases in our Council jurisdiction are at an all-time high since the pandemic began. The new Omicron variant has clearly arrived in the Fairbanks area and is highly transmissible. We are undoubtedly in the Council’s RED zone and want to remind our members of our rules for meeting as a troop and for visiting the Girl Scout office.
- Troops can meet in groups smaller than 25 and mask wearing is mandatory for everyone. We encourage our members to wear masks recommended by the CDC such as the N95, KN95 or KF94 mask. If those are not available, wearing two surgical type masks works too. Cloths masks are not recommended as protection and bandanas or gator-style are not acceptable as a mask. If you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone with Covid-19, please do not attend a troop meeting and quarantine for as long as recommended.
- The Girl Scout office is only allowing one customer in the building at a time and curbside pickup is encouraged. Call ahead at 907-456-4782 to place an order, payment can be by credit card over the phone, and we can bring your order to your car. If you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone with Covid-19, please do not visit our office and quarantine for as long as recommended.
Thank you in advance for following our policies and for your patience throughout this pandemic. If you have any questions about our safety policies, please call us at 907-456-4782 or the Council hotline at 907-799-1612. Thank you for your continued support and for keeping each other safe throughout the pandemic. Let’s keep being safe this winter so we can keep Girl Scouting!
-The Farthest North Staff
The Council is currently in the Red Zone.
The case count for the week of January 17th 82.8.
Please read what this means for your troop below.
Green Zone: < 5 cases on average last 14 days x 58% to account for people under 40 years of age
Yellow Zone: 5 – 10 cases on average last 14 days x 58% to account for people under 40 years of age
Red Zone: >10 cases on average last 14 days x 58% to account for people under 40 years of age
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