7 Ways SignUp Supports Social Distancing & Contact Tracing

As states begin to loosen stay-at-home orders and businesses, houses of worship, campuses and community centers find ways to reopen, safety is the #1 priority. With many precautions to take, SignUp is here to help support safer occupancy with social distancing and contact tracing reporting to ease this transition. (Start planning now!) From boutiques to bike shops, offices to orchards, and pools to pews – here are seven fantastic ways to use SignUp as the perfect assistant to navigating these new waters.

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"When the opportunity to reopen our facility became viable, we knew we needed a simple way for our patrons to make appointments to swim. SignUp's ease of use for staff and customers made it possible to maintain social distancing and get our patrons back in the water." - Kevin B., Director, Blue Bell Aquatics Center, Brenham, Texas  

Community Parks, Pools, Piers and Club Houses

Nothing beats a dip in the community pool and a picnic at the park when the weather is nice. Like you, other families are thinking the same thing! Instead of starting a war at the playground, use SignUp to ensure you are following state and local gathering limits and guidelines. Municipalities and community groups, like apartment complexes and HOAs, are using SignUp to manage time slots for everyone to enjoy the community areas – for example, you could allow four families of up to five in the neighborhood pool pavilion at one time and set procedures for sanitizing in between. 

Religious Services

Houses of worship are finding creative ways to lead prayer services and minister to their congregations. Whether it’s offering live-streaming and parking lot services, or limiting the number of people allowed in the building – many are using SignUp to have families and congregants reserve a seat for attending worship services and private family ceremonies. 

School Openings

As campuses around the world (both K-12 schools, colleges and universities) are figuring out how to safely welcome students back, they are finding SignUp's platform to be very helpful in meeting their social distancing goals. SignUps are being used to coordinate shifts for safe dorm and locker move-ins (in order to limit the number of students moving in at the same time), to schedule classroom visits and parent teacher conferences, and to manage on-campus room occupancy for students attending classes and learning sessions in person. 

Sports Leagues, Teams and Fitness Centers

With gyms and other exercise facilities reopened in many states, and with sports season on the horizon, business owners, facility managers, class instructors and coaches are figuring out how to keep athletes and gym lovers safe as they get back into a workout routine. To ensure a safe socially-distanced workout, SignUp's platform is being used to manage the number of people allowed in a facility or space at the same time – for football workouts, tennis practice, yoga sessions, crossfit workouts, martial arts classes, general cardio or strength-training workouts, and more.

Social Gatherings 

Social interaction while social distancing is possible – and SignUp is here to help you make it happen! Create a SignUp to coordinate time slots at your gathering in order to manage the total number of attendees at any give time. Keep the total guest count at 10 or under and follow these other tips for hosting a socially-distanced event to keep everyone safe.

Employee Workplace Safety

From 10 team members to 10,000, leaders in offices and manufacturing facilities across the country are seeking new procedures and workstation layouts in support of a safer working environment. SignUp makes it easy to organize workplace safety efforts including scheduling staggered start and lunch times, technology pickup and drop off, signing up for workstations, and managing health screenings and training sessions. 

Shopping Appointments

Small to medium-sized shops and farmers markets are figuring out how to safely resume business while keeping a distance and managing capacity in these close quarters. As a shop owner or manager, make it easy for everyone to select an appointment time to shop. This way the space is managed (and safe) as customers access the store. 

If you’re not the one in charge, please share these ideas with the people who are – everyone will thank you for making re-entry a little bit easier!

SignUp continues to aid those managing coronavirus response and relief efforts – from coordinating meals for the elderly to staffing testing centers and scheduling tutoring – SignUp is helping to support those you love!

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