Updates from Joe Wiltrout regarding Covid 19 and the Crossroads of America Council

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Dear Scouting Family,
As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, could affect local Scouting programs in Crossroads of America Council. Please know that we are monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 with our Council Health Supervisor from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The following information regarding events is based on the latest available guidance. As this is an evolving situation, this information is subject to change. We will continue to update you on relevant developments, and we appreciate your understanding of any necessary adjustments in the interest of health and safety.

Status of Council/ District Events
All Crossroads of America Council and District events have been postponed until April 13, 2020. All Scout Shops will be closed to foot track, but they will still fulfill online orders. We will reevaluate the situation on April 13.
Follow www.crossroadsbsa.org/announcements for the latest information and policies on:
  • Council Events
  • Refunds and postponement
  • Summer Camp
  • Unit Meetings
BSA Polices to Prevent the Spread of Illness
The Boy Scouts of America continues to have policies and procedures in place that help protect participants from contracting an illness at large Scouting events. These include the Annual Health and Medical Record and the Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist.

If you have a fever, cough, or other symptoms associated with COVID-19, or if you believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19, you should isolate and not attend any Scouting events. People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Yours in Scouting,
Joseph E. Wiltrout
Scout Executive/ CEO