NC Department of Health & Human Services

  • In December 2020, the NCDHHS released further guidance for school music programs.  The guidance is consistent with the recommendations of the NFHS Performing Arts & Aerosols Study, and general guidance for wearing masks, social distancing, and hygiene.  It includes recommendations for both indoor and outdoor music rehearsals.  

    Read the guidance from NCDHHS HERE.

Performing Arts & Aerosols Study

  • An aerosol study commissioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA), in collaboration with the University of Colorado and the University of Maryland, has released three rounds of preliminary results that provide safety guidance for the performing arts during the time of COVID.

    Read more about the study and the preliminary findings HERE.  

Performing Arts Mitigating Factors