Covid-19 Safety Protocol

Connect with us!

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

Inis Cairde is committed to doing everything we possibly can to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The following are guidelines we are adopting based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. These guidelines/protocols may change as new recommendations and information become available. Any changes or updates to this protocol will be communicated to parents via email and posted at raleighirishdance.com. (Updated 7/1/2022)

When to stay home?
  • If you or any member of your household has been diagnosed with COVID-19

  • If you have experienced any of the COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days:

    • Fever 

    • Fatigue 

    • Dry Cough 

    • Difficulty Breathing

    • Loss of Taste or Smell

  • If you are awaiting results of a pending Covid-19 test due to symptoms or known direct exposure to someone who is positive. 

  • If you have been advised by a healthcare provider or health department to quarantine

Entering the studio
  • Curbside drop off and pick up is requested to limit capacity in our lobby area. 

  • Students are not required to wear a mask to enter the studio, but they are still highly recommended if you are unvaccinated. 

  • Once they have entered students will place personal items in cubbies and proceed to a marked spot on the floor

During class
  • Students are not required to wear a mask during workouts, unless they are more comfortable doing so

  • Stations and activities will be set-up to maintain social distancing

  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available at the front door as well as in both studios

Student guidelines
  • Students must come dressed and ready for activity. Older dancers may put shoes on upon entering the studio. 

  • Students may bring a small bag to keep items separate and clean 

  • Students should bring a personal water bottle / jug

  • Follow social distancing guidelines and rules by your teacher

Staff/Cleaning guidelines
  • Staff will help to sanitize high touch areas prior to and at the end of class

  • Staff will wear a mask at their discretion

  • High performance air purifiers are being used in the studio, which run daily and each night after classes have concluded

Parental guidelines
  • Parents should drop their students off curbside if possible to limit persons in the lobby. 

  • Parents should not drop students off for activity prior to 5 minutes before scheduled class time. 

  • Parents need to be on time to pick-up in order to allow staff time to clean prior to the next group.