Our students and staff is paramount, therefore, we are continuously monitoring the news surrounding COVID-19 and regular updates will continue to be provided to the ARPS community and posted on this website: http://www.arps.org/district/news/covid-19-communication-resources
Any District plans or responses will be developed in accordance with the latest guidance from the Town of Amherst, MA Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
We recognize that reports of the impact of COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world can be very troubling. Resources and support are available for students through school-based counseling services (that will be provided online, more information will be provided for these services) and for staff through All One Health Employee Assistance Program. If you are an employee of the district and need to contact All One Health, please call (800) 451-1834 (available 24/7).
You can access up-to-date information about COVID-19 on the MA DPH COVID-19 website. Moving forward, we will continue to communicate with you regularly as new information becomes available. The Frequently Asked Questions included below will also be updated as new information becomes available.