COVID PROTOCOL

Welcome! Classes are running per usual with parents able to be in the building. Masks are optional but highly encouraged. (Especially the month of January to avoid all cold and flu viruses.)

 

We ask that anyone with COVID type symptoms please refrain from coming to class. 

What we are doing:

  • HVAC filters have been upgraded to increase filtration.

  • New air purifiers have been installed in the classrooms.

  • After each class, the teacher will clean high-touch areas.

  • Students will be given hand sanitizer as they come in and as they leave the dance classroom if they do not have their own to use. 

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) on Tuesday, Dec. 28, announced COVID-19 isolation and quarantine period changes, falling in line with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention protocols.

Effective immediately, guideline changes apply to those who have either tested positive for or have been exposed to COVID in certain scenarios. According to the CDC’s most recent scientific studies, most transmission happens early in the illness, generally in the first one to two days before symptom onset and two to three days thereafter.

Isolation guidelines for any individual testing positive for COVID, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Isolate for five days.

  • A person may leave isolation if they no longer have symptoms after five days.

  • Continue to mask for an additional five days.

New quarantine guidelines for an individual being exposed to someone with COVID:

  • People who are not vaccinated, or for whom it has been more than six months since they received the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or more than two months after they received the J&J vaccine, and who have not received a booster, should quarantine for five days followed by strict mask usage for five more days.

  • People who have received a booster do not need to quarantine following an exposure but should wear a mask for 10 days after the exposure.

  • All people who have been exposed should be tested five days after exposure.

  • People who experience symptoms during quarantine should be tested for COVID and stay home until receiving a negative result.

Students who are asked to quarantine may make up classes throughout the semester. We will not offer refunds or prorate tuition.

We appreciate your understanding as we do all that we can do…we pray that you will do what is asked in order to remain open!