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COVID-19 Announcements

COVID-19 Announcements

Gov. Gavin Newsom orders all Californians to stay at home.

In response to Governor Newsom’s “stay at home order” issued this evening, Creative Alternatives employees will need job specific guidance regarding work schedules and employer expectations. 

Office Personnel
Please stay at home and expect a phone contact from your direct supervisor between 8:30am and 10:30am tomorrow, 3/20/20, for job specific instruction. Please be patient, as there will be many employees to reach.

STRTP Staff
As described in the notice sent earlier this week, the STRTP Program is an “essential business” that will remain active throughout the local, state, or federal “stay at home” orders. STRTP staff will continue to work their scheduled shifts at the STRTP facilities. Please have your badge available during travel to and from work.

STRTP staff that will continue working as scheduled include: Facility Supervisors, Asst. Facility Supervisors, Counselor I/ II staff, Mental Health Workers, Clinicians, and Head of Services. These employees represent the direct care staff to serve the clients.

**The agency will strive to post an update to the company website by noon tomorrow, 3/20/20. Please continue to monitor this informational page to remain informed.

STRTP Preparedness Plan- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Creative Alternatives’ Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program has developed modified business practices to adhere to state and federal government recommendations relating to the Coronavirus

Nonpublic School Closure
Additional information about the closure of our Nonpublic Schools.

School Lunch Locations During Closure
For information about where students can find meals in the community.

COVID-19 FAQ
Additional information addressing frequently asked questions.

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

15 Days to Slow the Spread
A new outreach campaign “15 Days to Slow the Spread” was recently launched by the White House.

What the Senates Passage of the Families First Coronavirus Act Means to You

HR 6201

Screening and Reporting Procedure
Creative Alternatives has implemented a health screening procedure to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus among staff, clients, resource families and communities. The agency is prepared to take appropriate measures should a client, staff, or resource family be exposed to, presents symptoms of or test positive to COVID-19. These procedures are applicable to all programs and departments including: STRTP, FFA, THP, NPS, office personnel, and maintenance.

Taking Care of Yourself
During this time, you and your colleagues may be experiencing different reactions. There are several ways you can find balance, be aware of your needs, and make connections. Use this list to help you decide which self-care strategies will work for you.