Field Day is Alive and Well, June 27 thru June 28

Jun 4th, 2020 | By | Category: Alerts

Good news, the 2020 edition of Field Day is  ready to go.  The DMRAA board has decided to proceed with this highly anticipated event.  The dates are June 27th 1:00PM until 1:00PM June 28th.  Set up will be Saturday at 9:00AM.  If you have never seen Field Day, here is your opportunity to get involved. Look at the information below sign-up and other information.  See you there.

Field Day 2020 (June 27-28)

Health and Welfare Guidelines

Sign Up for Field Day here:

Wash your hands often

  • Wash your handsoften with soap and water before arriving and immediately after departing from the Fort Des Moines Museum.  Wash for at least 20 seconds – especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Hand sanitizers will be available at operating stations and at various locations on the Museum’s porch. Proper Use: Cover all surfaces of your hands with the hand sanitizer and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touchingyour eyes, nose, and mouth at all times while visiting or operating at Field Day.  NO HAND SHAKING!

Avoid close contact

  • Avoid close physical contact with others while attending Field Day (Location: 75 E. Army Post Road).
  • The Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center now has an access ramp up to our FD operations on the porch.
  • Put distance between yourself and others; stay outside on the Museum’s 150’ porch. Spread out while chatting!

Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face mask

  • Everyone must wear a cloth face cover or face mask while at Field Day.
  • The cloth face cover is meant to protect other people in case you are infected.
  • Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others; the cloth face mask is not a substitute for social distancing.

Cover coughs and sneezes

  • If you do not have on your cloth face covering, remember to always cover your mouth and nosewith a tissue when you cough or sneeze; or use the inside of your elbow.  Immediately throw used tissues in the trash.
  • Immediatelywash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  If soap and water aren’t available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.  You are welcome to bring your own hand sanitizer.

Keep Radios, Tables and Equipment Clean

Monitor Your Health

  • Be alert for symptoms.Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Take your temperatureif symptoms develop.
  • Follow CDC guidanceif symptoms develop.