Wearing a well-fitting mask or respirator consistently and correctly reduces the risk of spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. At a high COVID-19 Community Level, universal indoor masking in schools and ECE programs is recommended but not required, as it is in the community at-large.
Anyone who chooses to wear a mask or respirator should be supported in their decision to do so at any COVID-19 Community Level, including low. At a medium and high COVID-19 Community Level, people who are immunocompromised or at risk for getting very sick with COVID-19 should wear a mask or respirator that provides greater protection. Since wearing masks or respirators can prevent spread of COVID-19, people who have a household or social contact with someone at risk for getting very sick with COVID-19 (for example, a student with a sibling who is at risk) may also choose to wear a mask at any COVID-19 Community Level.
As of August 15th, 2022, the State of New Jersey is no longer requiring that unvaccinated workers, students, aides, parents or visitors in school districts and child care settings undergo routine COVID-19 testing.
At this point, Saint John's Academy has no restrictions to access the school building for students, teachers, aides, parents or visitors.
*We reserve the right to change the hygiene guidelines at any time should there be any updated requirements from the State of New Jersey, Saint John's Academy or a decision by the GLSW Board.