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COVID-19 Testing Requirements for WMS Students

Updated: November 18, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, WMS has instituted policies and procedures based on the research and recommendations put forth by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), Delaware Depart of Education Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Policy Lab.
As a licensed facility through the Delaware OCCL, we are required to adhere to the strictest standards. The school nurse and other administrators attend multiple meetings each week, during which epidemiologists and government officials share the latest information and research related to the COVID-19 pandemic and offer guidance and recommendations to schools.

We have adapted our policies based on the advice of these experts. At the current time, these organizations are continuing to stress that schools need to continue to employ the mitigating strategies that have been in use: wearing face coverings, physical distancing, increased ventilation, spending time outdoors, and regular surveillance testing of both students and staff. These strategies are proven to be effective and will continue to be used until further notice.

Current Testing Requirements

Based on this information, Wilmington Montessori School currently requires regular COVID-19 testing for all students and staff during the school year, regardless of vaccination status. Beginning with the week of November 29, all students and staff will be required to test weekly.

Public Health coronavirus call center 866-408-1899 Hours: M-F 8:30AM to 8 PM Sat.-Sun 10AM to 4 PM.


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