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Update on COVID-19

The health and safety of our students, teachers, family members, and staff is and will always be our top priority. We want to clearly outline the ways in which we are doing that, and how we can continue to teach our students in the coming months. Please check back here for periodic updates.

Last updated on July 26th, 2020.

COVID-19 Information

Student Guidelines | Lesson Room Cleaning | Retail Guidelines | Retail Area Cleaning


Student Guidelines

As of May 20th, we are beginning to return to in-person lessons at Middlesex Music Academy. Here is what you need to know if you or a family member is a student at MMA:

  • All students and teachers must wash or sanitize their hands before every lesson.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • All students and parents will be asked to to enter through the front door, and exit through the back door.
  • Families are asked to not occupy the store or parent area during their student's lesson whenever possible, and to wait in their vehicle. The Parent Lounge will be reserved for those with young children or with safety concerns.
  • Students (or their family) need to privately notify the teacher if they or someone they have been in contact with or has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • If a student, family member, or someone you've been in contact with feels sick, please stay home.

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Lesson Room Cleaning Guidelines

Please check back for periodic updates, as we are constantly evaluating our cleaning procedures to reflect the most up-to-date recommendations from our local & federal officials. Here is a brief outline of some of the routine cleaning we are performing on a daily basis.


Lesson Rooms Cleaning Program

Area/Item Method Frequency
Door Knobs, Music Stands, Piano Keys, Amplifiers Clean with a disinfectant wipe This should be done at least twice daily for every room. Rooms that are occupied on that day should be done every two hours in between students
Wooden Piano Benches & Acoustic Pianos Clean with neutral detergent, warm water, and clean cloth and dry with disposable paper towels Twice daily
Rugs, Cloth Seats Vacuum clean to remove dirt when rooms are not in use Daily and immediately if soiled (e.g. spillage, etc)
Glass Windows and Mirrors Clean with glass cleaner and squeegee Daily
Waste Bins Clean with a disinfectant wipe Daliy
Walls

Clean with warm water and general purpose detergent.

If soiled with blood or bodily fluids, following cleaning, disinfect

Routine cleaning not required except in areas of frequent hand contact, such as lower wall/door frames (daily)

Toilet Area Cleaning Program

Area/Item Method Frequency

Wash hand basins, taps, surrounding counters, soap dispensers

Clean with detergent and warm water

Three times daily, and immediately if soiled.

If soiled with blood or bodily fluids, following cleaning, disinfect, rinse, and dry

Sides of toilet seat, toilet handles, and door knobs Clean with a disinfectant wipe Daily and immediately if soiled. If soiled with blood or bodily fluids, following cleaning, disinfect, rinse, and dry
Toilet bowls Use toilet cleaner as per manufacturer's instructions Daily and immediately if soiled. If soiled with blood or bodily fluids, following cleaning, disinfect, rinse, and dry
Floors Clean with detergent and if soiled, disinfect with a bleach based disinfectant Daily and immediately if soiled. If soiled with blood or bodily fluids, following cleaning, disinfect, rinse, and dry
Waste Bins Clean with a disinfectant wipe Daily

Parent Area Cleaning Program

Area/Item Method Frequency
Seats and Tables Clean with a disinfectant wipe Three times daily, and immediately if soiled
Doors and Handles Clean with a disinfectant wipe Three times daily, and immediately if soiled
Product Disinfect with sanitizer After every use. Customers must wash or sanitize their hands before handling any product
Floors Vacuum clean to remove dirt Daily, and immediately if soiled

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Guidelines for Retail Customers

As of May 20th, our storefront is open for retail business. Customers are welcome to shop with us while following the prescribed guidelines:

  • All customers must wash or sanitize their hands before handling any musical equipment, books, or other products in the store.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • Customers are asked to enter through the front door, and leave through the back door.
  • Please use social distancing when inside the building.

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Retail Area Cleaning Guidelines

Please check back for periodic updates, as we are constantly evaluating our cleaning procedures to reflect the most up-to-date recommendations from our local & federal officials. Here is a brief outline of some of the routine cleaning we are performing on a daily basis.


Sales Floor Cleaning Program

Area/Item Method Frequency
Seats and Tables Clean with a disinfectant wipe Three times daily, and immediately if soiled
Doors and Handles Clean with a disinfectant wipe Three times daily, and immediately if soiled
Product Disinfect with sanitizer After every use. Customers must wash or sanitize their hands before handling any product
Floors Vacuum clean to remove dirt Daily, and immediately if soiled

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Store Hours

Monday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: Closed
About Us!

Your place for music lessons and supplies in Middletown. Middlesex Music Academy is a non-corporate locally own business. As a member of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce we strive to support local businesses and build the community as a whole.