These are unprecedented times that we have been living through, and the last two years have been challenging for us all. With the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, you may have questions about how we have been maintaining participant wellbeing in our sober living program. The Doorway to Recovery has been committed to protecting the health and safety of all those in our program, as well as our staff, since the start of the pandemic, and have made these changes to our sober living program:
- All new participants must either be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or tested before their intake appointment. Nobody will be admitted to our Sober Living Homes without bringing their vaccination card or documentation of a negative COVID-19 test, to their intake meeting. Vaccination is a personal choice, it is not mandatory for admittance to The Doorway to Recovery.
- Participants must bring their masks and must wear them at all times while in the Main Office and at all times while indoors on Life Recovery functions.
- Should a participant test positive for COVID-19, they may not return to their assigned sober living home, and the Main Program Director must be notified of the test result immediately. The Doorway to Recovery does not currently offer quarantine facilities. Participants do have the option to quarantine at a hospital, medical facility with quarantine facilities; or a place of their choice, such as: a family member’s home, a hotel, etc… The Doorway to Recovery is not liable for any costs incurred during a participant’s quarantine.
- Should a quarantined participant be required to retrieve personal belongings from the sober living home, they may make arrangements to do so through the Main Office or Sober Home Manager.
- Quarantined individuals may return to the sober living home after: their quarantine has ended, they have tested negative for COVID-19, and have been approved for re-entry by the Main Program Director. No participant may return to the sober living home, after quarantine, without permission from the Main Program Director.
Keep in mind, The Doorway to Recovery is a sober living program, not a rental facility, and participants are subject to the terms of a Sober Living Participant Contract, signed at intake. Given the nature of our sober living homes, these COVID-19 Policies and Procedures will help maintain the safety of all program participants. The Doorway to Recovery’s staff will continue to monitor the evolving situation, and will promptly announce any changes. Thank you for your participation; and remember, The Doorway to Recovery is always open to you.