COVID - 19 Policies & Procedures

COVID - 19 Policies & Procedures

 

Updated: June 17, 2021 Effective: Monday, June 21, 2021

 

Studio 22 will strictly adhere to the guidance issued by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) pertaining to all youth recreational sports.  This guidance supersedes all previously issued rules or policies enforced by Studio 22.  The full text of the guidance can be found here:  

 https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/sports-safety-guidance

 

In accordance with the guidelines as promulgated according to the link above, as well as per the guidance from the CDC, Studio 22 has adopted the following policies for in-person instruction, effective June 21, 2021:

 

What to expect of the Studio 22 Facility?

 

  • All Dancers must pre-register for class/audition, no walk-ins permitted.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available in every room.

  • All studio spaces will be cleaned and sanitized.

  • Only registered participants are permitted to enter the facility- No parents/guardians/adults are allowed at this time. 

 

 

What to expect of the Studio 22 Staff?

 

  • Unvaccinated staff will wear protective face coverings at all times.  Vaccinated staff will maintain proof of vaccination on their person and/or in studio records at all times. All staff will strictly adhere to all requirements set forth in Guidance in the link above. 

  • Staff will conduct temperature checks prior to working the facility. 

  • Any staff member who feels ill will be required to stay home. 

  • Any staff member who in direct contact with, tests positive for, or believes they may have COVID-10 will follow all CDC protocols.

 

What we expect of Studio 22 Dancers?

 

  • Prior to Monday, June 21, 2021, each registered dancer MUST complete the online wavier linked here: (Insert link).  No dancer will be permitted entry to Studio 22 on or after Monday, June 21, 2021 unless they have completed the online wavier.  

 

  • Pursuant to the Guidance set forth in the above link, the following policies will be in place with respect to face coverings:

      • Vaccinated Dancers: “Individuals who are fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 may resume sports-related activities without wearing masks or maintaining physical distance. Individuals are fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson).”

 

        • Unvaccinated Dancers:  “Individuals who are not fully vaccinated should continue to wear a mask during sports-related activities for sports played indoors.   The exception to this rule is any dancer who has a doctor's note that excuses them from wearing a face covering during physical activity due to a medical condition or disability.”

 

      • Dancers will have their temperature taken upon entering the facility. If any dancer exhibits a fever or COVID-10 symptoms, they will not be permitted to enter the facility.

      • Any dancer who feels ill or shows any COVID-19 symptoms should not attend class.

 

COVID Exposure Notification Policy:

  • Studio 22 will continue its "contact tracing" notification policy. If any dancer is, directly exposed to an individual who tests positive for COVID-19, Studio 22 will immediately notify any individual(s) who may have been in contact with said individual. Individuals will be notified via email with their Studio 22 membership login email. 

 

 

We ask that you discuss these policies and the importance of following theses policies with your child before they attend any instruction at Studio 22. We understand this is a time of transition and we appreciate your cooperation. If your dancer is not willing and able to comply with the rules set forth above, we respectfully ask that you do not attend instruction at this time. We will continue to update our policies and procedures in accordance with state guidelines and keep our dance families apprised of same. If you have any questions, please contact Studio Owner, Jackie Graney at jgraney@studio22hightek.com.