We are committed to the health and safety of our guests and staff.

We are open and admitting new guests. Each new admission is tested for COVID-19 and re-tested in one week to mitigate risks associated with the virus. 

Fellowship Hall is committed to the health and safety of our guests and staff as we continue to operate during the pandemic. We continue to monitor information from the CDC, NC DHHS, and the Guilford County Health Department and will implement changes as recommendations become available. This page is updated as needed to reflect new information.

FACILITIES & STAFF MANAGEMENT

  • We frequently disinfect surfaces throughout our campus.
  • Staff members are required to wear protective face masks that are in compliance with CDC guidelines which DO NOT include: face shields, gaiter style masks, bandanas, or masks with valves. Masks must be worn at all times while on campus other than eating while social distancing or alone.
  • Staff are expected to maintain a space of 6’ from other individuals and wash hands frequently.
  • Staff health is monitored daily through screenings.
  • Staff members who become symptomatic must not report to work, notify their supervisor, and seek medical attention from their healthcare provider or the Guilford County Health Department.
  • All vendors are screened at arrival and required to wear protective masks on campus.

NEW ADMISSIONS

  • A new admission may be accompanied by ONLY 1 support person.
  • Upon arrival, new admission must park in our traffic circle and phone Admissions staff at 336-553-6596 or 336-621-3381.
  • Nursing staff, in full Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), will conduct a COVID-19 screening and obtain temperatures from new guest and their support person.
    • If new admission or support person answer “yes” to any screening question and/or has a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, our medical team will determine next steps.
  • After passing screening, new guest will be directed to our testing tent for a PCR COVID test via nasal swab. The PCR is the most accurate and reliable test for diagnosing COVID-19. Test results will generally be available within 25-40 minutes. Support person will be directed to our lobby to await test results.
    • Negative test result: guest will join support person to wait in our lobby until the nursing assessment is complete.
    • Positive test result: 10-day quarantine at home will be recommended with eligibility to return for admission after completing quarantine and individual is free from all symptoms.
  • New admissions are asked to bring protective face masks that are in compliance with CDC guidelines which DO NOT include: face shields, gaiter style masks, bandanas, or masks with valves.

WHILE IN TREATMENT

  • Guests are required to wear a protective face mask at all times while on campus other than eating while social distancing or alone.
  • Guests are expected to maintain a space of 6’ from other individuals and wash hands frequently.
  • Guest health is monitored daily, including temperature checks.
  • If a guest exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 while in treatment, they will be isolated in a designated room and tested.
    • Negative test result: guest may return to the treatment program.
    • Positive test result: guest will be discharged and advised to quarantine at home for 10 days and contact their healthcare provider for further guidance. Discharged guest is eligible for readmission after 10 day quarantine and approval from the Fellowship Hall medical team.
  • Family members may mail care packages to guests. Address packages to: Guest Name, Fellowship Hall, 5140 Dunstan Rd., Greensboro NC 27405.
  • Guests are permitted, after the initial 7 days of treatment, to contact family via video call under the supervision of their counselor, during their two weekly counseling sessions.
  • Some recreational activities where social distancing cannot be practiced are suspended. Guests are asked to refrain from physical contact with one another.
  • Primary and Extended Program guests are attending on-site and/or virtual 12-step meetings.
  • For discharging guests, family members or loved ones must remain in their automobile upon arrival and contact our switchboard at 336-621-3381. Family members may not enter the facility. Guests are notified when family members arrive.

OPERATING CHANGES

  • Our 4-day Family Therapy Program is operating in person for family members who can show proof of COVID vaccination.
  • Our one-day Family Education Workshop returns to in person on September 3, 2021, for individuals who can show proof of COVID vaccination.
  • For family members who have not been vaccinated, family videos will be available to view online.
  • Our Intensive Outpatient Program is operating in person.
  • Our Outpatient Program is operating in person.
  • Early Recovery Groups are operating under the following requirements:
    • groups consist of no more than 12 group members and 1 counselor
    • all participants must complete temperature checks and COVID screening upon arrival to the Alumni Outpatient Building
    • participants are required to wear protective face coverings while on campus
    • participants may only enter the Alumni Outpatient Center and are not permitted in any other areas on campus, including guest smoking areas.
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