Coronavirus Pneumonia Wuhan Virus (2019-nCOV) Update (Feb 4, 2020)


Over the weekend, The Club rolled out a Travel and Health Declaration Form for Members (one submission per card carrying Member – please find the link below), with hard copies at the Front Desk for guests. We prioritize the safety of our community and urge all Members and guests to fill out the form.

You can also do your part to protect the community by refraining from visiting The Club if you and your family:

  • are feeling unwell, or
  • have been granted leave of absence from school or work, or
  • have been in China in the last 14 days, or
  • have had prolonged interaction with visitors from China in the last 14 days.


For the latest advisory from the Ministry of Health on persons placed on leave of absence, please click here.
 
Current Measures
Hand Sanitizing Locations
For your convenience, hand sanitizing stations can be found at the following locations throughout the Clubhouse:

  • Claymore Road Entrance – Hostess Stand
  • Lobby – by the lift
  • Central – opposite the Travel Desk
  • The Quad Poolside – by kid’s play area
  • B1 Carpark – by Essentials entrance
  • The 2nd Floor – by the lift 
  • Thinkspace – by the lift
  • The Bowling Alley – by the counter
  • The Quad B2 – by the counter
  • The Gym – by the towel counter 
  • Scotts Road Entrance – Concierge Desk


Additional stands have been ordered and will be added to various entry points and deployed for flexible use at Club events.

Temperature Checks
Temperature checks are in place for all persons entering The Quad, The Quad Poolside and the Kids' Library, as well as before all Club-organized group fitness and adult recreation classes.
Temperature checks are also in place for: 

  • Children attending Club-organized kids’ classes and activities at The Quad Studios
  • Children attending Aquatics, Tennis and Squash classes
  • Birthday parties
  • All staff

Anyone who runs a temperature over 37.8 degrees C will have their temperature taken again after a 10-minute waiting period. If a high temperature persists, the individual will be requested to return home and see a doctor.
We will continue to provide regular updates on the situation and all measures The Club puts in place to protect our Members. If you have any questions or concerns, please send them to generalmanager@amclub.org.sg.

Best wishes,
Patricia 
Acting General Manager
 


Travel and Health Declaration Form
Please click here to fill out a Travel and Health Declaration Form.


Disinfectant Cleaning
The Club has stepped up on disinfectant cleaning throughout the Clubhouse. Public spaces and surfaces are disinfected regularly. Additional twice daily disinfecting has been implemented throughout The Quad.


Precautionary Measures
As of Friday, January 31, the US Department of State has issued a level 4 travel alert advising against any travel to China (click here for more information).

As of Wednesday, January 29, MOH advises travelers to defer all travel to Hubei Province and all non-essential travel to Mainland China (click here for more information). 
MOH recommends the following precautions to protect yourself:

  • practice good hygiene, wash hands and sanitize frequently
  • avoid contact with people that are unwell or showing signs of illness
  • avoid contact with live animals
  • avoid eating raw and undercooked meat
  • if you feel sick, please see a doctor immediately

Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON)
The Club uses the MOH DORSCON to determine its risk management approach (click here for more details). As of Tuesday, January 21, MOH has issued a YELLOWDORSCON alert (current as of Tuesday, February 4).


Recommendation to Foreign Members of Our Community 
If you are a foreigner residing in Singapore, you are encouraged to register with your respective embassy in order to receive the latest advisories and emergency communication. To register, please click here to visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. 


Information Sources
The Singapore government has established a website providing clarification on any misinformation regarding Wuhan Virus. For the latest information, please click here.

For the latest information from MOH, please click here.
For the latest information from MOE, please click here.
For the latest information from WHO, please click here.