CSM Public Statement:
Enhanced Cleaning, Disinfecting and Safety Protocols
In alignment with public health recommendations, the Clyfford Still Museum is taking measures to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff and prevent community spread of COVID-19,. These measures include the development and undertaking of enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols and the implementation of new safety protocols. These protocols include the following:
- All staff members have been trained in proper personal hygiene and effective workplace cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
- Facilities staff will be active whenever the Museum is open to the public to perform more frequent and thorough cleaning, focusing on high-touch surfaces such as door handles, handrails, keypads, counters and other flat surfaces, display cases, elevator buttons, visitor reception area, equipment, credit card readers and touchpads, sink faucets, all fixtures and surfaces in the restrooms, and chairs and benches. Cleaning staff will wear appropriate PPE and practice good hygiene before, during and after working.
- Disinfectants approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19 will be used.
- An adequate supply of face coverings (masks), disinfectant wipes, disinfecting soap, gloves, and hand sanitizer will be maintained at all times.
- Staff members will frequently sanitize their personal workspaces and equipment and sanitize shared equipment before and after each use.
- Packages will be sprayed and wiped with a disinfectant upon receipt.
- Sneeze/Lucite guards have been installed at visitor reception and all transactions will be touchless.
- Patrons will use gloves to handle merchandise and, where possible, merchandise will be pre-packaged.
- Enhanced cleaning and disinfection will occur if persons confirmed with COVID-19 have been identified as present in the Museum.
- All staff and visitors (ages 3 and over) will wear face coverings, staff and visitor occupancy limits have been significantly reduced, and social distancing is required.
- Signage throughout the Museum will remind staff and visitors of these protocols.
- The Museum will continuously monitor information from national, state and local agencies and organizations, including: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and we will follow new guidance and update our protocols on an ongoing basis.