COVID-19 Policy Update – November 2020

As of November 22nd, based on the guidance issued by the CDC and Nebraska Medicine, the Omaha Maker Group studio is open for regular usage with the following restrictions:

  • If you have any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, do not visit the studio:
    • Fever or chills
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Or new and worsening symptoms for the following:
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Fatigue
      • Headache
      • Muscle or body aches
      • Sore throat
      • Congestion or runny nose
  • If you have knowingly been in contact with a person who has COVID-19 or any of the above symptoms, do not visit the studio for at least 10 days after said exposure
  • You must must wear a mask* for the protection of other members at the space
    • If you are alone, cover your coughs, sneezes, etc with a tissue or other full-face apparatus
    • When there is more than 1 person in a room, no matter how brief, all occupants in the room must wear a mask
      • Unless the only occupants in the room currently live together
    • If you cannot wear a face mask for a medical reason, we ask that you wear a face shield
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from other members (family/roommates excepted)
    • Please be mindful of people in different rooms in the studio – if you cannot maintain 6’ distance because the room is too crowded, please move to another room.
  • Wipe down all surfaces you touch as soon as you are finished in that area
  • No group activities will be encouraged at this time:
    • Classes and other group gatherings should still happen virtually
    • Open Studio times continue

This officially amends our current policy that was issued on June 1st, 2020.


*The Omaha Mask Mandate specifically forbids masks with ventilation.