COVID-19 Updates From Evelyn Ott School of Dance
Evelyn Ott School of Dance takes the health & safety of our our families seriously. For the 2021-2022 season we will continue many of the previous protocols in place to provide a healthy & safe environment for all of our dancers.
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Evelyn Ott School of Dance closely follows all CDC and Virginia Health Department guidelines. As regulations change, we will follow those regulations. These rules and regulations change regularly so be sure to follow Evelyn Ott School of Dance across all our social media sites, sign up for email updates, call us at any time with any questions, and check our website for important updates as they become available. 
What is New at Evelyn Ott School of Dance
All families will be required to complete a health waiver prior to returning to dance class. You can access the waiver at the link below and complete digitally. If you have any questions, please contact us at the front desk. All students will have a designated entrance and exit from the building. Studio C (The large studio) will enter and exit from the back door, located to the far left of the building. Studio A (the back studio) will enter and exit from the door located near the hallway with the snack machine. Studio B (the front studio) will enter and exit from the door located at the front porch of the studio. All staff and teachers will strictly enforce this traffic flow for students.
In adherence with CDC guidelines, masks are not mandatory for our students. However if a parent prefers their student to wear a mask that is OK.  


COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. There is a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
Evelyn Ott School of Dance will adhere to the following enhanced procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Our Instructors and Staff will…
  • Clean/Disinfect frequently touched surfaces thoroughly before and in between all classes.
  • Wash/Sanitize our hands before and after each class
  • Maintain a safe distance at all times
  • Accommodate a limited number of students in each class to ensure physical distancing.
  • Dismiss all classes 5 minutes early as to allow time for cleaning/disinfecting surfaces and allow students to finish and leave the studio before the next set of students arrive.
  • Provide sanitizers in the reception area and in all dance studios
We are requesting that our students and families please….
  • Check their temperature before arrival to Evelyn Ott School of Dance
  • Maintain a safe distance from others at all times
  • Use the hand sanitizer before entering and while exiting the studio
  • Carry their own bottle for water during class
  • Keep items brought into the studio to a minimum