Keeping our community safe

COVID-19 COWORKING

Keep Co is currently open with capacity restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the ACT.

Keeping us COVID Safe

Keep Co is currently open with capacity restrictions, current 1 November 2021.
We’re now open for tours, existing and new memberships, and external hire bookings during and after business hours.
Please read the PDF below for our reopening timeline:
Our priority at Keep Co has always been our community and our people – creating a safe work environment amidst a global pandemic has strengthened our existing policies and approach to how we work. We are staying up to date with information and advice from ACT Health and following Australian Government regulations to help us stay safe and protect our community.

Member receive regular updates via email or our Keep Co app with any changes to restrictions that might affect our community or our workplace. We encourage all our members, visitors and friends in the wider community to read our COVID-19 policies below to learn more about what we’re doing here at Keep Co to prioritise safety in the workplace.

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COVID-19 Threat Levels

  • Keep Co has implemented Threat Level policies to help us respond to the current threat of COVID-19 in our community.

  • Please read the table linked in the button below to view our guidelines and policies for each level.

Currently at Level 3 (COVID-19 community transmission in the ACT region – no lockdown)

KEEP CO IS CURRENTLY OPEN WITH CAPACITY RESTRICTIONS

As of 1st November 2021

Arriving at Keep Co

  • Hotdesk users must book their desk in advance using the Keep Co app/portal.

  • Use the hand sanitiser provided before entering.

  • Register your visit using the Check In CBR App – compulsory for all members, visitors, guests and contractors.

  • Masks are not required but members, visitors and guests are all welcome and encouraged to continue to wear a mask indoors if you prefer or you are unable to maintain 1.5m away from others.

Hygiene and cleaning

  • Sanitise your workstation and any communal areas after use including meeting rooms, booths, kitchen and dining areas.

  • Use the hand sanitiser supplied when entering/exiting the space and before using communal areas.

  • Our workplace is currently cleaned and high-frequency touch points are sanitised once per week.

  • No handshakes, hugs or high-fives.

  • Wash hands regularly with soap for 20 seconds.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth and please cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue.

Wellbeing

  • If you’re unwell with respiratory symptoms or fever: get tested, stay home and follow advice from ACT Health on next steps.

  • If you’ve visited a close or casual exposure site you must comply with the public health instructions provided by ACT Health which might include staying at home in isolation, getting a COVID-19 test etc.

Capacity and physical distancing

  • One person per two square metres, unless otherwise advised by ACT Health. Venue max capacity 328 people.

  • Comply with signage on capacity restrictions within enclosed spaces.

  • Remain 1.5m apart where possible.

  • Avoid non-essential gatherings or meetings – meet virtually using our video conferencing facilities or meet outside.

Go gently

  • Prioritise your mental and physical health – your immune system needs all the good food, exercise, sleep and downtime you can get to ensure it’s fit and healthy to fight off any potential infection.

  • Take the time to do the things you enjoy – have plenty of breaks from your screens and the media where you can.

  • It’s ok to not be ok and it’s absolutely acceptable to seek help. Reach out to give and receive support within your own networks, to us here at Keep Co or to some of these fantastic counselling services; Beyond Blue, Lifeline, Headspace; all of which have online or phone support that can help if you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious.