DK Class Safety Plans for Covid-19

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July 21, 2020

We take the health of our students and instructors seriously, especially during Covid-19. After months of discussion, planning, and with the advice of a safety expert, we have put these three levels of plans in place. We will update these as new information about Covid-19 is released. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us

Plan A (Covid-19 Level and/or Reducing)

Instructors:

  • Aware of instructor travel (post-travel intructors will have 2 weeks quarantine)
  • All instructors will test negative for Covid-19 prior to first class
  • Daily Workplace Health Self-Screening
  • Temperature before entering
  • Masks for instructors
  • Additional assistants on staff
  • Teacher assigned one studio per shift

Staff/Instructors:

  • Studios wiped down after each class (barres, floors, common areas); bathrooms, kitchen areas cleaned after each use; lobby, access doors and public areas cleaned after each transition
  • Log symptoms
  • Limit class to 12 students in Large Studio, 9 in Small Studio (still assessing)
  • Monitor one individual in restrooms at a time
  • Monitor hand washing/sanitizing upon entering and leaving each studio
  • Doctor’s clearance before returning to the studio after positive test (this includes students)
  • Be aware of air humidity levels, sound levels, breathing spikes. Fresh air whenever possible

In Class:

  • No touching and little to no floor work; traveling across the floor 1 at a time at safe distances
  • All students will enter and exit the building and studios through different doors
  • All classes staggered 5-15 mins. apart
  • Social distancing markers in studio at least 8 ft. apart
  • Children take all items in studio with them; put in box
  • Students should enter studio with their belongings; should come dressed in dance attire
  • Monitor hand washing/sanitizing when entering the studio and upon exiting

Families:

  • Please refer to the Parent and Student Screening questions below before each day at the studio
  • Students must wear masks at all times while in the building
  • Parents must drop off children at the front door. We will text each parent when allowing their child's class to enter and when class is done
  • Parents will be supplied a placard with child’s name on it to place in window at pick up. Parents will be text when class is out; to pull in front of building (at NE door); DK personnel will assist your child to your car
  • Parents will need to be on time to pick up. as a safety measure we will be having children enter the building after the previous class is out
  • Children will enter the building and their studio through one door and exit through another
  • Children should be in their dancewear when they arrive. They will have individual containers to keep all non-dance items in
  • Students need to bring their own water bottles to class

Plan B (Covid-19 Rising)

Instructors:

  • Aware of instructor travel (post-travel 2 weeks quarantine)
  • Daily Workplace Health Self-Screening
  • Temperature before entering
  • Masks for instructors
  • Teacher assigned one studio per shift

Staff/Instructors:

  • Studios wiped down after each class (barres, floors, common areas); bathrooms, kitchen areas after each use; lobby, access doors and public areas cleaned after each transition
  • Log symptoms
  • Limit class to 2 student assistants
  • Monitor 1 individual in restrooms at a time
  • Monitor hand washing/sanitizing upon entering and exiting each studio
  • Doctor’s clearance before re-entering the studio if had virus (this includes student assistants)

Classes:

  • All classes will be through Zoom with 2 student assistants in studio
  • Monitor hand washing/sanitizing when entering the studio and upon leaving.
  • No touching
  • Entering and exiting different doors to studio and to building
  • Parents drop demonstrators off
  • Social distancing markers in studio at least 8 ft. apart
  • Demonstrators take all items
  • Same schedule as posted
  • Student assistants should enter studio with their belongings; should come dressed in dance attire

Assistants:

Parental/Student screening Q’s

Plan C (Prohibited Gathering by Law)

All classes ZOOM.
Instructors teach from home at pre-established schedule.

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Daily Workplace Self-Screening:

Have you had any of these Symptoms in the last 14 days: 
•  Cough  
•  Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
•  Fever (100.4 or higher) 
•  Chills  
•  Muscle Pain  
•  Sore throat  
•  New loss of taste or smell 
•  Nausea  
•  Vomiting  
•  Diarrhea

Parental/Student Screening Questions: 

1. Has your child been around anyone with any of the listed symptoms or diagnosis of COVID19 in the 14 days before the start of camp? 
2. Has anyone in your household been sick in the 14 days prior to camp? 
3. Has your child traveled out of the country in the last 14 days?

 

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