COVID-19 Information, 2021-22 School Year

COVID in 2021-22 School Year

EMS anticipates a full return to school for every student, every day for the 2021-22 school year, beginning August 17, 2021.  Decisions related to COVID-19 safety and prevention are made by the EMS Strategic Leadership Team in consultation with area professionals and in adherence with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the Virginia Department of Health. 

Parents and students will receive updates about expectations regarding face coverings for the school year as soon as decisions are made over the summer months, pending vaccination availability for children.

EMS strongly encourages all faculty, staff, students, and families to receive full vaccination against the virus in consultation with health care provider.

Our FIRST line of defense in the fight against COVID-19 is prevention!