Phase 3 Re-Opening Parish Offices

Effective July 6, 2020

Offices should open only if parish administrator feels comfortable and confident about opening.

Who should return to the office?

Social distancing, PPE, and cleaning requirements

  • Physical distancing of a minimum of six feet is required
  • The parish should assess and modify the office environment in order to ensure proper social distancing for those on site, including marked traffic flow paths to limit exposure
  • Consideration should be given to staggered or alternating workdays or hours, re-assigned desks or workstation locations
  • Masks will be worn by all staff and volunteers
  • Enhanced, frequent cleaning protocols should be maintained
  • Limit visitors where feasible
  • Common areas should be closed off
  • Signs are to be posted on the exterior and interior advising people of the mask and distancing requirements, as well as any new or “one way” entry/exit and traffic flow requirements

Signage and checklist

If staff or volunteer has COVID-19 symptoms or tests positive


  • Non-essential travel is prohibited
  • No camps, field trips, youth group or service trips
  • No sporting events