Building Information

  • Building Set-up

    • All desks and workstations are set up with at least 6 feet of space in all directions.
    • Cafeterias and other common areas are set up with desks in rows and columns at least 6 feet apart in all directions.
    • Wall and floor signage will be installed as reminders of safety protocols.
    • Stairwells indicate one-way traffic.
    • Hallways are divided with cones and flags to ensure distancing.
    • Common areas such as the main lobby and atrium are not be available for use.



    • HVAC filters are upgraded to MERV 13 filters as recommended by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    • As much outside air as possible is brought into the HVAC airflow.
    • Classrooms and offices have supply and return vents to circulate air.
    • HVAC system will run at least 2 hours prior to building occupation and at least 2 hours after occupation.
    • Staff can open windows in their workspaces as appropriate; staff are responsible for closing windows at the end of the workday.
    • Fans and vents have been cleaned.
    • Exhaust fans in spaces will run during building occupation.
    • ETHS follows room air exchange recommendations for music, choral, and dance classes.
Last Modified on April 19, 2021