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COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Updated October 1, 2022

 

Based on current guidance from the Arlington Department of Health, CDC, and other local and national public health agencies, Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) will no longer require proof of COVID vaccinations for participation in our programs, including classes, camps, exhibits, performances, and events. 

Please note that for currently enrolled students and instructors in ACA’s Fall 2022 term, this policy will go into effect after the Fall 2022 term has concluded in December. For all others, the policy is effective October 1, 2022. While ACA no longer requires proof of vaccination, we strongly encourage full vaccination for all of our constituents – if you haven’t yet received your COVID-19 vaccination or boosters, you can learn more about where and how to do so at mass.gov.


While masks continue to be optional at ACA, they are strongly recommended, and we encourage everyone to review current masking recommendations from the CDC to inform their personal choices.

ACA is aware that public health guidance re: COVID-19 continues to change and evolve – all current policies are subject to change, in order to best align with current guidance and to preserve the safety of all of our constituents. Please be on the lookout for updated policies and protocols moving forward.


ACA’s 2023 Vacation Arts Camps
The Arlington Center for the Arts will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for campers and staff in our Vacation Arts Camp programs. Please note: while masks are currently optional for campers, they will continue to be required for our camp staff in light of the intensive nature of the camp program.

 

ACA Prioritizes the Health of Our Community

As has been the case throughout the pandemic, ACA’s top priority remains the health and safety of our community. We continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19, following guidelines and recommendations from the Town of Arlington, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

These policies may change to reflect new protocols, guidelines, and best practices as they continue to evolve.

 

Learn about COVID vaccinations in Massachusetts at https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine. Information on PCR testing resources can be found at www.mass.gov/info-details/find-a-covid-19-test

 

Please contact our staff directly at info@acarts.org if you have any questions or concerns. 

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