COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

YSCCC safety protocols are based on the American Academy of Pediatrics ( and the CDC guidelines ( which will be enforced when we return on September 7th. The following steps will be implemented to help slow the spread of COVID-19:

  • Drop off and pick up will be at the front desk.

  • ALL individuals who enter the facility will be REQUIRED to wear a mask indoors. With the exception of eating. (Mask breaks will be taken outdoors OR in an isolated setting.)

  • Children ages 2 and up will be REQUIRED to wear a mask indoors with the exception of eating and sleeping. (Mask breaks will be permitted outdoors or in small groups).

  • Appropriate masking accommodations will be made for students with special needs.

  • Please be sure to pack well fitted masks for your child and leave a few extra. We will be working with our students to help reinforce mask wearing by practicing, modeling, and using resources like social stories and picture schedules to increase success.

  • Children will be required to wash their hands upon arrival and departure.

  • Daily Temperature and COVID symptom checks will be performed at drop off.

  • We will continue to resume our rigorous cleaning schedule.

  • If your child or anyone in your home has any of these following symptoms, please do not bring them to school. Contact your medical provider immediately.

    • Temperature of 100 degrees F or higher

    • Chills

    • Cough

    • Stomach Ache/ nausea/vomiting

    • Shortness of breath

    • Extreme fatigue

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • Sore throat

    • Loss of taste or smell

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Diarrhea

Our illness policy requires students to stay home for at-least 72 hours symptom fever without the use of medication before returning to school. A doctors note may be required before returning. For additional information please visit AAP Guidance Related to Child Care and We will continue to monitor this health crisis and will update our families and website with any changes made to our COVID policies.