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Face Covering Guidelines DHS
Face Covering Guidelines DHS
Eric Douglas
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

DHS Face Covering Guidelines 

Definitions:

 Face Coverings: A “face covering” is a school appropriate cloth which covers the nose and mouth and is secured to the head with ties, straps, or loops over the ears or is simply wrapped around the lower face.

 Face Shields: A “face shield” is a school appropriate mask, typically made of clear plastic, which covers the nose and mouth

 Requirements

Buildings, Facilities, and Grounds: All students 7th-12th grade, all faculty, all staff, all vendors, all contractors, all volunteers, and all visitors to Daleville Junior/Senior High School are required to wear a face covering or face shield while physically present in any building, facility or grounds at all times who do not otherwise fall within an exemption.

 

School Buses or School-sponsored modes of transportation: All students regardless of age or grade, all faculty, all staff, all vendors, all contractors, all volunteers, and all visitors shall wear a face covering or a face shield while on a school bus or other school-sponsored mode of transportation except those who fall within an exemption.

 

Exemptions: As listed in the State of Indiana Executive Order 20-37 (paragraph 4 b-f) 

Additional Exemptions to Face Covering/Face Shield Requirement:

  • Food Consumption: Face Coverings or face shields are not required while eating or drinking.
  • Classroom settings: Where a classroom or place of instruction can be configured so that all students and instructors can maintain six feet of social distancing from one another at all times. The teacher may determine when face coverings or face shields may be removed.
  • Classroom settings: Where a classroom or place of instruction cannot be configured so that all students and instructors can maintain six feet of social distancing from one another at all times, face coverings or face shields must be worn during in-person educational instruction. However, when an instructor can maintain six feet of social distancing from students, the instructor may remove a face covering or face shield.
  • Faculty/Staff Areas:  Face coverings or face shields are not required for Faculty and staff, while working with other individuals who are in a room, office or place, where all persons can maintain six feet of social distance from each other.
  • Extracurricular & Co-Curricular Activities:  Students, teachers, instructors, directors, coaches, trainers, volunteers, and other personnel shall wear face coverings or face shields unless engaging in strenuous physical activity, subject to an exemption specified, or six feet of social distancing can be achieved and maintained.