Hand Hygiene


UPDATED 08/06/20

  • Students and staff will be screened daily, upon arrival. 

  • Each individual's temperature will be taken by a staff member using a contactless thermometer.

  • Each individual entering our facility will be required to answer a brief series of questions to ensure that they have not experienced flu-like symptoms in the 72-hour period, prior to arrival.

  • Staff, parents and guardians will be required to answer whether or not a fever-reducing product, such as Tylenol or Motrin was administered in the four-hour period, prior to arrival.

  • Parents and guardians are prohibited from entering our facility during operational hours, unless the visit is deemed essential. 

  • Parents, guardians and all other essential visitors will be screened prior to entry. Individuals must meet criteria in order to be admitted.

  • Families must adhere to a staggered drop off schedule and follow social-distancing guidelines, to be provided upon registration.

  • Each classroom will be limited to maximum of 10 students, at all times. 

  • Classrooms, restrooms and common areas will be sanitized and disinfected throughout the day using EPA-registered disinfectants. 

  • Classrooms, restrooms and common areas will receive a "deep cleaning" at the end of each school day.

  • Restrooms and high-frequency touch surfaces, such as door knobs, railings, light switches, etc., will be sanitized once per-hour using a pressurized steam-cleaner. Restrooms will be disinfected between use.

  • Students will be supervised for proper hand washing and hygiene. 

  • Hand towel and soap dispensers located in restrooms have been replaced with automatic dispensers.

  • Hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed in common areas and each classroom.

  • Air purifiers with HEPA filtration technology have been purchased and placed in each of our temperature-monitored classrooms.

  • Portable air conditioning units have been installed in classrooms to serve as a "back-up," in the event of a central air malfunction.

  • Upon entry, each individual will be required to wash hands before entering classrooms.

  • Each individual entering our facility on a regular basis, with the intent to remain for a duration greater than 3-hours per day will be required to wear "indoor shoes" at all times. Shoes will be stored in individual shoe cubbies, labeled with names.

  • Disposable shoe covers will be provided to essential visitors.

  • Staff will be required to wear cloth face coverings at ALL times, unless doing so poses a health risk.  

  • In-person tours will be suspended until further notice.

  • Prospective families may request to schedule a virtual tour of our facility during office hours, between 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


For the latest guidance on re-opening procedures for childcare providers, visit https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_guidance_reopening_childcare.pdf


The health and well-being of our students and staff is our highest priority. As such, we will be taking the following transmission-based precautions to limit the exposure of communicable diseases within our school community: 

Students and staff will be excluded from our program for a minimum of 14-days, if the individual or a member of their household has, or

has been in close contact with anyone that has:

(a)        Tested positive for COVID-19 or

(b)        Traveled to and/or from a designated area which is subject to travel restrictions.       


Students and staff may return to Genesis, 14 days after potential exposure, provided that: 

(a)        At least 10 days have passed since the individual or household member first experienced symptoms; and

(b)        Symptoms have improved and the individual has been fever-free for at least 72 hours without the use of fever-reducing medicines.   

For the latest information from the CDC, please visit:   www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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