HEALTH AND SAFETY

The health and safety of our school community will always be our first priority.

FOLLOW THE SCIENCE OF PUbLIc HEALTH

DNA Prep Academy’s guidelines for on campus learning is constantly calibrated against the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control, the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the advice of medical experts.

FLEXIBILITY AND RESILIENCE

DNA Prep Academy has designed our school response to be flexible and adaptable to virus conditions that are beyond the control of the school, and resilient in the face of challenges.

ROLE OF FAMILIES

  • Stay at home if sick or exposed.
  • Comply with DNA health + safety measures.
  • Complete Annual Medical Clearance Forms by start of on-campus instruction.
  • Purchase Necessary Equipment:
  • Portable laptop charger
  • Smartphone and mobile phone charger (if this is an issue, please contact us as some of our health + safety screening measures depend on students carrying an internet-connected device)
  • Noise-canceling headphones
  • Communicate if you have questions or concerns.

ROLE OF THE ENtIRE DNA COMMUNITY

Follow Public Health Guidelines (see links provided below)

return to school guidelines and plans

  • Avoid large crowds
  • Wear a mask when you leave your house.
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Stay home if sick or exposed.
  • Get tested if you are concerned about symptoms or exposure.
  • Communicate if you have questions or concerns.

protect myself

  • Monitor for the symptoms of COVID-19 and consult a medical professional if I experience fever of 100.4F or higher, dry cough, difficulty breathing, chills, repeating shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell.
  • Wash my hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.
  • Wear a mask when I leave the house and keep away from large public gatherings.
  • Get vaccinated for the flu in the fall.

protect others

  • Maintain appropriate physical distancing, especially in classroom settings or in the presence of older members of the community.
  • Stay home if I feel ill or after exposure to someone who is ill or has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Wear an appropriate face mask or other protective gear as directed by the school.
  • Be attentive and helpful to anyone around who may be in need of support.

protect the dna community

  • Keep my clothing, belongings, personal spaces, and shared common spaces clean.
  • Participate in testing and contact tracing to preserve the wellness of the DNA community.
  • Carefully observe instructional signs and follow directions.