Coronavirus and Pets
Pets Are Essential
SICSA is committed to keeping our customers, staff, and volunteers safe during this COVID-19 pandemic. We are continuing to provide our critical services to the community, and have important safe guards in place to ensure we can continue to adopt dogs and cats into loving homes, provide services through our Help Center and Veterinary Clinic, and serve our Pet Wants Dayton customers with high-quality food, treats, and Spaw products for their pets.
- We are limiting how many volunteers can be in the building at once, while also maintaining social distancing standards.
- We are following the Ohio Department of Health mandate, and all staff, volunteers, and customers are required to wear masks.
- We are limiting how many community members enter the building to visit with our adoptable animals. Adoptions are being done by appointment. You can read more about our current adoption process here.
- We are following the guidelines on mass gatherings and going virtual for many of our events and fundraisers.
- Staff and volunteers monitor their temperature before arriving each day. If it is below 100.4, they will then proceed to the hand washing station for a minimum 20 second wash. If their temperature is over 100.4, they will immediately exit the building, contact their supervisor, and their supervisor will disinfect the door handle, keypad and thermometer.
All these efforts are to keep our staff, volunteers, customers, and pets safe so we may continue being here for the animals and our community!
Let's do this! Together! Our community's pets ARE essential!
P.S., Donations can be made through our secure online portal here. Every donation is critical!
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