• Individuals (including volunteers and attendees) should not attend Christmas in Olde Town if they — or anyone in their household — are displaying any of the following symptoms:
    • Fever (100.4F or higher)
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Diarrhea
    • Chills
    • Repeated shaking with chills
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • New loss of taste or smell

  • To minimize risk at Christmas in Olde Town:
    • Volunteers and attendees are required to wear a mask at all times, except for when eating at designated tables, are under the age of two, or individuals who cannot wear a mask due to a medical condition.
    • Volunteers will enforce gathering size restrictions if the number of people in the event space does not allow for at least 6 feet of social distancing between all groups.
    • Accommodations will be made to minimize or eliminate “high touch” interactions.
    • Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained throughout the event. Volunteers will monitor social distancing and issue reminders as necessary. Groups should not exceed more than 8 people unless they are all members of the same household.
    • Hand sanitizers (at least 60% alcohol), and/or disinfectant wipes will be available for all event participants. Look for the designated “Santatizer” stations throughout the event.
    • Any shared items will be sanitized as needed.
    • While we strive to make Christmas in Olde Town family-friendly, mask-wearing, capacities, and social distancing must be strictly enforced. These rules are not only for your safety, they are also in compliance with regulations from the state of Iowa.

Other COVID-19 Safety Reminders

  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and running water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands that are visibly soiled.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice good respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home if sick.
  • Recognize personal risk factors. According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), certain people, including older adults and those with underlying conditions such as heart or lung disease or diabetes, are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19.