Please note that the ELC will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation locally, nationally, and globally, and that our health and safety protocols may be adjusted. If there are any changes to our protocols, they will also be reflected in the FAQs below and communicated to our families. If you have questions, please call 508-490-8260 or email

COVID-19 FAQ as of June 2, 2021

List of 7 items.

  • Are ELC employees required to be vaccinated?

    Yes. All ELC faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated as of August 30.
  • Will ELC employees and students be tested for COVID-19?

    No. Beginning June 14, COVID-19 testing will not be required for ELC employees or students.
  • Are masks required in the ELC?

    Starting June 14, vaccinated ELC employees are not required to wear masks inside or outside. ELC children are required to wear masks inside, but they are not required to wear masks outside.
  • What is the quarantine policy for ELC students who are close contacts?

    An asymptomatic student who is identified as a close contact will be required to quarantine for seven days. The individual should provide a negative COVID test conducted no earlier than day 6 after the last day of exposure in order to return to school on day 8. Symptomatic individuals must quarantine for 14 days, providing a test conducted no earlier than day 13 after the last day of exposure in order to return to school on day 15.

    Asymptomatic, vaccinated teachers are not required to quarantine if they are a close contact.
  • Do ELC students need to do a daily health check?

    Yes ELC families will continue to be required to complete a daily Magnus attestation for their children.
  • What is the ELC's absence policy?

    ELC students who are absent for three or more days must have a doctor’s note in order to return to campus and must be tested for COVID if directed by a doctor.
  • Will ELC students continue to be grouped in cohorts?

    Yes. ELC students will continue to be grouped in cohorts during our summer session. Please check back for more details regarding the fall.

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