CFWI Covid Guidelines

Cambridge Federation of WIs Covid Guidelines

Written in line with Government recommendations from Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021, and to be reviewed monthly.

Re-opening the Federation Office

  • The WI office will fully re-open on Thursday 2nd September 2021 although can be used during August with approval from the Board of Trustees.
  • Opening Hours from September will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am to 3.00pm
  • Anyone displaying Covid-19 symptoms, (such as high temperature, new continuous cough, loss or change to sense of taste or smell) should not use the building.

NHS Test & Trace

  • We encourage all visitors to the building to use the NHS Covid-19 App on their phones. QR Code for scanning will be posted in the entrance hall.
  • If visitors do not have the NHS Covid-19 App they will be asked to complete the register giving the following information
  • name
  • contact phone number
  • date of visit, arrival and departure time

(This guidance does not apply to drop-off deliveries)

General Covid-19 Secure Measures when in the WI Office and Meeting Room

  • Face Coverings: To protect those individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated or still have some concerns, we are asking all visitors towear a face covering when entering or moving around the building.
  • Face coverings can be removed when sitting down (i.e. for meetings and activities)
  • Hand sanitiser is available on entering the building and should be used.
  • Whilst social distancing is no longer required, please continue to be aware of staff and fellow members and give them space
    • We would ask you to knock and wait to be invited into the office
    • One visitor allowed in the office at any one time.
    • At the present time we are limiting numbers of people using the meeting room to 30 although this will be reviewed every month.
    • Please limit number of people in the kitchen to 2 at any one time.

Specific Covid-19 Secure Measures

  • Sanitiser and antibacterial wipes will be provided at:
    • Front door
    • Toilets
    • Meeting room
    • Office desks
    • Kitchen
  • Windows should be opened to allow air circulation, weather permitting
  • Meeting Room, sliding doors, fire escape and wooden shutters can be opened
  • Kitchen – the wooden shutters can be opened


If lockdown is reinstated the CFWI office will close to visitors.

Written end July 2021

  • Amended 7.9.2021 (changed 25 to 30)