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The Pen Argyl Area School District Health and Safety Plan outlines how the District will maintain the
health and safety of students, educators, and staff, and which will serve as local guidelines for all
instructional and non-instructional school activities during the period of the LEA’s ARP ESSER grant.
This plan was created considering the guidance from multiple sources, including St. Luke's Hospital
and Health Network, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), PA Department of Health (DOH), and the
Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), and in consultation with staff, Board of Directors, and
local health agencies. The plan is unique to the needs of the Pen Argyl Area School District, and will be
monitored, revised, and updated as Federal, State and local orders and health data evolve.
The process for developing this for the Pen Argyl School district plan included
multiple cycles of review and revision as the district utilized the input from various stakeholder
Districts across Pennsylvania are required to develop Health & Safety Plans in order to receive ARP
ESSER Funding. As long as communicable diseases like COVID-19 exist in our community, revisions to
this Health & Safety Plan may be necessary to meet State and Federal requirements.