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COVID-19 Health and Safety Information

Updated: June 15, 2022

We will update our health and safety requirements according to the policies dictated by the City of Oakland and Alameda County Public Health Department

Visitor Expectations & Safety Agreements

  • Feeling unwell? Do not come to MOCHA if you have COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, or sore throat.

  • Staff, interns, and volunteers working onsite are required to practice safe social distancing and adhere to other safety protocols, such as frequent hand-washing and mask-wearing.

  • All guests over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a face covering over your mouth and nose when indoors.

  • MOCHA will also continue to clean and disinfect high touch surfaces such as counters and restrooms frequently throughout the day. Hand sanitizer stations as well as air purifiers are placed throughout the Museum as well. 

Onsite Programs & Art Camp Safety

  • Adults will be asked to form a line outside of the building during pick-up and drop-off; no more than two adults can pick-up/drop-off a child(ren).

  • Everyone entering the facility is required to wear a face covering. 

  • Children will be asked to wash their hands and sanitize frequently for at least 20 seconds throughout the day.

  • MOCHA staff, Teaching Artists, Interns, and Volunteers are required to wash their hands and sanitize frequently for at least 20 seconds throughout the day.

  • MOCHA will provide hand-sanitizer for adults and children to use when they enter the building.  We have two public sinks for students and parents to use.  Additionally, both restrooms each have two sinks.  All sinks are accompanied by soap dispensers.

  • High touch surfaces such as counters and restrooms will be disinfected frequently throughout the day.  

Measures to Protect Employee and Art Campers Health

  • All MOCHA employees are vaccinated against COVID-19, and are asked to test regularly.

  • All employees have been told not to come to work if sick, or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, or sore throat.

  • Please keep your children at home if they are sick, or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, or sore throat.

  • Employees and campers are required to wear face coverings unless actively eating or drinking even when outdoors.

  • Break rooms, restrooms, and other common areas are being disinfected frequently throughout the day.

  • We provide contactless payment, registration, and check-in/out systems or, if not feasible, we sanitize payment registration, or check-in/out systems regularly.  

  • Campers should bring their own lunch, snacks, and reusable water bottle. No food or drink is to be shared by campers.

  • MOCHA will not provide snacks or drinks for campers; we do have a filtered water dispenser that will be disinfected frequently throughout the day and assistance will be provided to our campers who have physical limitations.

  • Campers will be assigned to a table for the duration of the program.