UPDATED AS OF JANUARY 3, 2022
The health and well-being of our community is of paramount importance to the League School of Greater Boston.
The program works hard to avoid the spread of illness at school and will attempt to minimize the spread of illness
by encouraging frequent hand washing and sanitizing as well as by sending students and staff home when they are
ill. Following the policies and protocols listed below will aid in minimizing spread of illness and allow students
and staff to engage fully in daily programming. Our goal is to ensure that sick individuals are identified and cared
for appropriately and that everyone is protected from preventable infection. The following policies and protocols
will enable staff and parents/guardians to be clear about requirements and procedures when someone is unwell.
Keeping your Child Home from School
Under no circumstances may a parent send a sick child to school, if the child shows any signs of illness (see
below) or is unable to participate in the normal routine and regular school day. Sick individuals will expose other
students and staff members who they come in contact with. These people can in turn expose other students.
Because this is disruptive to other students and their families, your cooperation on this issue is extremely
Parents should observe for symptoms of illness each morning before school. For the safety of all students, please
follow our program policy on when to keep your child home.
Please keep your child home from school if any of the following are observed:
● Fever: fever is defined as having a temperature of 100℉ or higher taken under the arm or
101℉ taken orally
● Sore throat and/or swollen glands
● Earache and/or discharge from the ear canal
● Itchy red eyes, with or without drainage
● Frequent or uncontrolled cough and/or runny nose
● Severe headache
● Unidentified rash
● Vomiting: 2 or more times in a 24 hour period
● Diarrhea: runny, watery, bloody stools, OR 2 or more loose stools within the last 4 hours
• No person may come to work who is experiencing COVID Symptoms.
• Any person who comes to work while experiencing COVID symptoms will be sent home. They will
not be permitted to test while at League School.
• Any person who develops symptoms while working at League School, must immediately isolate
themselves and contact a nurse or supervisor to be administered the rapid COVID Test.
• All prior COVID Restrictions that have been relaxed are being reinstituted.
• All staff entering a League School Building must have their temperature taken and must complete
their health screening immediately.
• Staff must wear KN95 masks (preferred) or surgical masks at all times that they are in the presences
of other staff or students. Cloth masks are no longer acceptable.
• Masks will be available at the entrances with temperature kiosks Monday morning.
• Mask breaks may only be taken when the staff person can be alone and preferably outside.
• All meetings must be conducted via Zoom.
• No visitors are allowed in the building.
• All cleaning protocols should be followed. High touch surfaces should be disinfected regularly.
Classrooms should incorporate frequent disinfection opportunities into the daily schedule.
• Off campus vocational sites are suspended until we can evaluate them for safety.
• All staff are expected to follow the directions of our Head Nurse, Keke Butterfield. If you are
directed to go home, you are required to follow this directive.
• Limits on number of staff in rooms are reinstated and must be followed.
• Desks are to remain 6 feet apart.
• Staff (unless required for coverage) and students should not travel between floors or programs.
Classroom staff should make every effort to limit their classroom staff and students contact with other
• Plexiglass and plastic dividers are to remain in place and may not be removed by anyone without the
permission of the COO or CEO and that permission will not be granted.
• Room visitor logs must be maintained to ensure close contact tracing.
• We will be following the CDC guidance on quarantining. This will be addressed in a separate
• If a significant number of staff are impacted making it impossible to maintain required ratios, it may
become necessary to close all or part of an individual program. Staff assigned to that program will be
assigned elsewhere unless they are required to quarantine.
• Van rides are suspended at this time.
If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding our decision or pandemic policies, please contact League School’s Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl White or League School’s Director of Education, Patrick Fuller.