At Chileda, the health and safety of our students and staff is our number one priority. As we navigate the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain dedicated to helping our residents and students thrive as we take all precautions necessary to protect those in our care.

CHILEDA, INC.’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19
In line with guidance and requirements from federal, state and local authorities, Chileda has implemented a comprehensive COVID-19 preparedness and response plan, including the following precautions:

  • As of May 19, all employees were tested for COVID-19 and only those who confirmed a negative test have returned to work on campus;
  • Staff are required to wear facemasks and face shields, and students are encouraged to wear masks;
  • All staff are screened prior to beginning their shift;
  • Students are screened regularly for signs of respiratory symptoms and fevers;
  • Frequently touched objects and surfaces are frequently and thoroughly disinfected;
  • The day school program has been closed;
  • All visitors including families, vendors, social workers and school personnel are restricted;
  • The number of students each staff member comes in contact with has been limited; and
  • The main building has been closed and as much instruction and oversight as possible is occurring via remote access and online learning platforms.