SCMI COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response
The health and safety of our staff, students, and members is our highest priority. SCMI is following our administrative campus, California State University Long Beach, guidelines and are currently open for essential services only. We will continue to monitor the situation and follow updated guidelines from CSULB and the State. These protocols will be updated as State and local guidelines change.
Effective immediately, all visitors coming to SCMI will be required to fill out the COVID-19 Questionnaire before entering the facility: https://forms.gle/EwGwj8gwFnyhfRmD9
If you answer yes to any of the questions, please do not enter the property.
All visitors will be required to wear a face covering and adhere to the following safety and social distancing protocols:
Any visitor coming to SCMI or the R/V Yellowfin will be required to wear a face covering that covers both their mouth and nose. Mask must be worn throughout the facility including the outside areas. Visitors must supply their own masks.
Hand sanitizers are at every entrance and distributed throughout the facility. Everyone should wash their hands every 30 minutes.
While on workstations, visitors and staff must maintain social distancing of 6 feet as much as possible.
Please do not congregate anywhere inside the building. Please direct groups to wait outside where the colored stencils will help maintain social distance.
No more than 2 persons at a time in each restroom, please queue outside.
Gloves should be routinely worn when cleaning/disinfecting or whenever you may come in contact with pathogens, blood or bodily fluids; however, are not recommended at other times.
Close-toed shoes are required on the entire property
Please follow the CSU/OSI Dive Locker Protocols found here: COVID Adviz_- CSUOSI Dive Locker
Please follow the CSU/OSI Small Boat Protocols found here: COVID Adviz_- CSUOSI Small_Boat
Please email SCMI’s DSO Darrell Montague for dive and boat safety related questions.
The California State University Long Beach protocols can be found here for reference: https://www.csulb.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/distancing.pdf
Thank you for helping to keep SCMI safe!