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COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 POLICY AND PROCEDURE

ALL DANCERS, PARENTS, INSTRUCTORS, ETC RESPECT THE OUR COVID-19 POLICY AS WE ARE TRYING OUR BEST TO MAINTAIN A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL. WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE RESPECT OUR DECISION TO PUT THESE POLICIES IN PLACE.

DURING THIS COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY:

MASK IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE BUILDING FOR DANCERS, PARENTS, INSTRUCTORS, ETC.

PARENTS ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE BUILDING WHILE WEARING A MASK TO DROP OFF AND PICK UP THEIR DANCERS. OUR LOBBY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO REDUCE PEOPLE CONGREGATING.

PARENTS OF OUR CREATIVE MOVEMENT CLASS ARE ALLOWED TO REMAIN IN THE BUILDING DURING CLASS TIME. WE DO ASK THAT YOU PLEASE SOCIALLY DISTANT DOWN THE HALLWAY AND ROTATE OBSERVING THE CLASS.

VISITORS ( GRANDPARENTS, FRIENDS, AUNTS, UNCLES ETC) ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS TIME. WE ASK THAT WE HAVE A 1 DANCER: 1 ADULT RATIO

  • IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY REQUIRING PARENTS TO ENTER THE FACILITY BEYOND THE DESIGNATED DROP-OFF / PICKUP AREA THEY WILL SANITIZE THEIR HANDS BEFORE ENTERING, REMOVE THEIR SHOES AND WEAR A MASK. WHILE IN THE FACILITY THEY MUST PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND REMAIN 6 FEET FROM ALL OTHER PEOPLE EXCEPT FOR THEIR OWN CHILD.
  • TO ENTER THE STUDIO PREMISES DANCERS, STAFF, PARENTS MUST BE FREE OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS. IF, DURING THE DAY, ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS APPEAR THE STUDENT WILL BE SEPARATED FROM THE REST OF THE PEOPLE IN THE STUDIO, PARENTS WILL BE CONTACTED AND DANCER MUST BE PICKED UP FROM THE STUDIO WITHIN 15 MINUTES.
  • SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:
    • FEVER OF 100.4 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR HIGHER
    • DRY COUGH
    • SHORTNESS OF BREATH
    • CHILLS
    • LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL
    • SORE THROAT
    • MUSCLE ACHES
  • WHILE MANY SYMPTOMS MIGHT BE NON-COVID-19 SYMPTOMS, WE ARE PROCEEDING WITH BY ASSUMING THEY ARE COVID-19 DURING THIS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY. THESE SYMPTOMS TYPICALLY APPEAR 2-7 DAYS AFTER BEING INFECTED, SO PLEASE TAKE THEM SERIOUSLY. DANCERS AND STAFF WILL NEED TO BE SYMPTOM-FREE FOR 72 HOURS BEFORE RETURNING TO THE FACILITY
  • DANCERS OVER THE AGE OF 5 ARE CURRENTLY REQUIRED TO WEAR THEIR MASK DURING CLASS.
  • DANCERS UNDER THE AGE OF 5 ARE CURRENTLY REQUIRED TO WEAR THEIR MASK COMING AND GOING FROM THE STUDIO, IN THE LOBBY AND WE RECOMMEND THAT THEY KEEP IT ON DURING CLASS. WE UNDERSTAND THAT THIS MAY NOT WORK ALL THE TIME BUT WE WANT TO AT LEAST TRY.
  • DANCE SPACE HAS BEEN MARKED SO THAT DANCER CAN MAINTAIN THEIR DISTANCE WHILE TRAINING.
  • STUDENTS AND STAFF WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE HAND SANITIZER ACCORDING TO THE CDC RECOMMENDED HAND WASHING PROCEDURES EVERY TIME THEY TOUCH A SURFACE IN THE STUDIO
  • STUDENT’S AND STAFF’S TEMPERATURE WILL BE TAKEN ENTERING THE BUILDING. THEY WILL BE GIVEN HAND SANITIZER FOR THEIR HANDS; THEY WILL STEP ON A DISINFECTANT MATT TO CLEAN SHOES PRIOR TO ENTERING STUDIO MAIN LOBBY. DANCERS WILL THEN SELECT A DESIGNATED SPOT ON THE FLOOR FOR THEIR BELONGS TO REMAIN DURING THEIR CLASS TIME.
  • PARENTS WILL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE STUDIO SCHOOL OF DANCE IF THEY BECOME AWARE OF ANY PERSON WITH WHOM THEIR CHILD HAD CONTACT EXHIBIT ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS LISTED ABOVE, IS ADVISED TO SELF-ISOLATE, QUARANTINE, OR HAVE TESTED POSITIVE, OR IS PRESUMED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19.
  • IF YOUR STUDENT IS ATTENDING IN-SCHOOL CLASSES AND THEY ARE ACCESSED TO QUARANTINE FROM SCHOOL, THEY WILL ALSO NEED TO QUARANTINE FROM ATTENDING CLASS AT THE STUDIO SCHOOL OF DANCE.
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT STUDENTS ENTERING OUR STUDIO WILL BE IN CONTACT WITH CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND EMPLOYEES WHO ARE AT RISK OF COMMUNITY EXPOSURE. THERE IS NO LIST OF RESTRICTIONS, GUIDELINES, OR PRACTICES THAT WILL REMOVE 100% OF THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 AS THE VIRUS CAN BE TRANSMITTED BY PERSONS WHO ARE ASYMPTOMATIC AND BEFORE SOME PEOPLE SHOW SIGNS OF INFECTION. WE PLAY A CRUCIAL ROLE IN KEEPING EVERYONE IN THE FACILITY SAFE AND REDUCING RISK BY FOLLOWING THE PRACTICE IS OUTLINED HERE
  • SHOULD THERE BE A SPIKE IN COVID-19 CASES AND WE ARE FORCED INTO A STAY AT HOME ORDER AGAIN, ALL CLASSES WILL CONTINUE VIRTUALLY. TUITION WILL REMAIN THE SAME FOR ANY AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT DOING VIRTUAL CLASSES.