OE's COVID-19 Response Information

The start date for the "Expanded Services" stage of reopening has been changed to July 20th. Thank you for allowing us more time to fully prepare our facilities to serve everyone in a welcoming, comfortable, and safe environment.


OE will operate on the current Split Day Schedule through July 19th.


Day Programs

OE Residential Clients: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

Non-Residential Clients: Thursday and Friday

Social Enterprises

All clients can attend during their regular scheduled time.

If you are a non-residential client who signed up to return the week of July 6th, you may still return that week on our split-week schedule. Your start date would be July 9th.


Please read the entire COVID-19 Response Plan linked below to be informed of all new procedures.  Thank you for being patient and flexible as we are all getting used to new procedures. 


Below are a few of the important new procedures:

Drop off and pick up:

2801 Evans Ave.

  • Drop off will occur at Door #5 (north side near Simply Amazing Market)

  • Pick up will occur at Door #1 (door facing Evans Ave with awning)


  • Drop off and pick up at scheduled times

Lakeside - Enriching Possibilities and Renewed Horizons

  • Drop off and Pick up enter Door #2 (large awning)


Lakeside – Daily Living Skills

  • Drop off and Pick up through Door #3


  • Please wear a mask when it is not possible to maintain a 6 ft distance between yourself and others.  Examples: At drop-off, pick up, and when moving about the building. 

  • Please bring a cold lunch.  To limit large gatherings of people, we will be eating lunches in small groups throughout the buildings.  Hot lunches will take longer to heat up by designated staff who will pick up, heat and return lunches.

  • Water fountains are turned off.  If you’d like water throughout the day, please pack labeled disposable water bottles.  Bottle will not be refilled throughout the day.

  • Vending machines are not available.  Please pack any snacks and beverages wanted throughout the day.

OE's Plan to Reopen Programs - AS OF 6/26/2020

Below, please find the COVID-19 Response Plan which outlines how OE will begin reopening our programs to serve our community.

Please note, we have worked diligently to plan extra precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 including, but not limited to, masks, sanitizing, social distancing, and registering temperatures daily.

The timeline below has been updated as of 6/26/2020.

If you have any questions about this plan, please e-mail covid@oppent.org

Ongoing Precautionary Cleaning Measures OE Follows

•    Each vehicle used to transport clients disinfected after each route
Group Homes 
•    High touch points (counters, light switches, etc) disinfected twice a day
•    Durable medical equipment disinfected
•    Non-emergency trips to doctor’s offices will be postponed
Supported Living
•    High touch points (counters, light switches, etc) disinfected twice a day
•    Durable medical equipment disinfected
•    Groceries will be delivered
•    Non-emergency trips to doctor’s offices will be postponed
•    High touch points (counters, light switches, etc) are disinfected twice a day
•    Durable medical equipment disinfected
Day Services
•    High touch points (including tables and tablets) disinfected throughout the day


Common signs of COVID-19 infection can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.  In order to keep everyone safe, if a client of OE is experiencing any of those symptoms please keep them home and do not send them to a Day or Respite programs.  Please inform their Program Specialist or QIDP of these symptoms so we can also monitor those they have come in contact with. 


Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

  • Avoid touching face

  • Cough, sneeze into shoulder or arm

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

  • Limit close contact with others as much as possible (e.g., shaking hands)

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