Keeping our community safe

COVID-19 COWORKING

Keep Co is currently closed to non-essential providers as a shared workspace under the advice of the ACT Government.

Keeping us COVID Safe

Keep Co is currently closed to non-essential providers under the advice of the ACT Government, current 12 August 2021. We’ll update this page and our members if the situation changes. If you can work from home, you must.

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 4 (COVID-19 community transmission in the ACT region – in lockdown)

KEEP CO IS CLOSED FOR NON-ESSENTIAL WORKERS

As of 12th August 2021

Keep Co is currently closed for non-essential providers. The below advice applies to essential workers only who do not have the ability to work from home.

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 currently required at all times whilst in the space.

  • Visitors, day pass users and contractors are required to wear a mask inside Keep Co.

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 325 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.