COVID-19 Protocols - Travel Policy Reccomendation

Please note that the Government requirements for return to school after travel have just been updated as of August 30th.
 
If an unimmunised child travels and returns home, and his/her parents are immunised, then he/ she should:

 

  • Comply with the on-island testing requirements on days 4, 10 and 14 

 

Please see the link below for the full set of guidelines.

Immunized Travellers:

  • If a immunized household member travels but the child does not travel, the child can participate in class with a different caregiver who has NOT travelled. 
  • If accompanying caregiver has travelled without the child, and is immunized, the caregiver may return to class after 3 negative tests; pre-arrival, arrival and Day 4.

Non-Immunized Travellers

All children fall into the Non-Immunized travellers category. 

If a non-immunized child travels and returns home, then he/ she should:

  1. a) Remain at home for 10 days
  2. b) Not participate until after the traveller’s/parents Day 10 negative test result in accordance with a medium risk setting of the Safe Return to Work after Travel Guidance

If any household member travels and is NOT immunized,even if the child does not travel; the child must follow same protocols listed above in 1a and 1b, as if the non-immunized child had travelled as well.

Visitors to the household

If the household member of a child has a visitor (family member or other), unless the visitor is immunised or quarantining somewhere else, the child should:

  1. a) Remain at home for 10 days
  2. b) Not participate until after the traveller’s day 10 negative test result in accordance with a medium risk setting of the Safe Return to Work after Travel Guidance.

Please do not e-mail about exceptions or other interpretations of the rules, as it is out of our control  If/when the Ministry officially updates their rules, we will follow suit. 

Please note the information from the Bermuda Government’s website (https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-travellers)
 
 
 
Government COVID-19 Screening Requirements:

If you or anyone in your household has travelled or been in close contact with anyone that has travelled please refrain from participating until a negative day 8 test.

If you or anyone in your household has had close contact (less than 2 meters/6 feet), or prolonged contact (more than 2-3 minutes) with someone who is known or suspected to have COVID-19, please stay at home.

Similarly, if you or anyone in your household has any of the following symptoms to please remain at home; fever, chills, cough (either new or different than your usual cough), sore throat, shortness of breath, or any other flu-like symptoms. 

Please know that we are taking every precaution possible to limit contact and ensure social distancing during all your Kindermusik classes.

Some of these precautions include;

  • sign in and pre-screening on arrival
  • Mandatory hand sanitization and mask wearing when standing (children younger than 2-years-old must not wear masks). 
  • Single use instruments with enhance cleaning and disinfecting
  • Marked social distance spaces
  • Ensures proper ventilation in the facility, open windows for increased air flow and high speed fans
  • we ask that each child is accompanied by only one adult to limit group gathering size

To allow for ample transition before the next class, please keep the area clear shortly after your class has finished.

Please know that all instruments and class materials are deep cleaned and laundered between each use. 

Feel free to email info@bdakids.com with any questions or concerns of the above.