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COVID-19 Information

Staying Current on COVID-19

Current COVID-19 Guidelines

as of may 2022


  • All first-time visitors to campus must share with the Health Center proof of full vaccination upon initial visit.

Face coverings

  • Face coverings are required in all buildings (see exceptions for residence halls, Abra’s, and athletics below).
  • We reserve the right to alter our face mask requirement in a particular situation or if community health conditions change.

Covid-19 Positive Cases

  • Any person testing positive for COVID-19 is required to leave campus immediately and isolate at home or with a guardian for 5 days.
    • A rapid antigen home test may be taken on day 5 after the onset of symptoms.
    • If positive, isolation for 5 more days and return to campus on day 10.
    • If negative, return to campus on day 6, wearing a mask for 5 more days.
  • The Health Center will always provide testing for symptomatic individuals.

Residence Halls

  • Masks are optional for residents of a dorm and always allowed.
  • Face coverings are required of all visitors/guests in a residence hall.

Abra’s Meals & Snacks

  • Face coverings are not required in Abra’s, though they are recommended in the servery.
  • All students, faculty, families, and guests are permitted in Abra’s.


  • All athletic facilities are open to students, faculty, and faculty families.
  • Fully vaccinated and masked spectators are welcome at all events.

The Ethel Walker School reserves the right to restrict campus access in response to a rising community health risk.

Contact Information and Other Resources

General Concerns

Dr. Meera Viswanathan
Head of School


Elisa Del Valle
Assistant Head of School for Student Life/Director of Social Justice and Inclusion

Health Center

Joyce McIntyre
Director of Health Services

Academic Administration

Harrison Shure
Assistant Head of School and Dean of Academics

Technology/Distance Learning

Sarah Edson
Dean of Faculty and Dean of Academic Technology and Innovation


Kati Eggert
Athletic Director