Health and Safety

Health and Safety Protocols

From the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Sierra Canyon has been guided by medical facts, scientific data, and the CDC and Los Angeles County Health Department mandates and recommendations.  We will continue to do so as this health crisis evolves.

We will continue to update this page with current information and protocols.

For Questions and Reporting

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Adam Horwitz

    Adam Horwitz 

    Dean of Students, Pre-K–6
    Ext. 1161
  • Photo of Robin Druyen-Kerrigan

    Robin Druyen-Kerrigan 

    Head of School Executive Assistant
    Ext. 1104

Guidelines for

  • If a parent or guardian needs to report that a child has been infected by or exposed to COVID-19, please contact the following: Adam Horwitz on the Lower Campus and Robin Kerrigan on the Upper Campus. The next step is to contact your child’s healthcare provider.

Prevention Best Practices

  • Parents and children, please stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC's recommendations for using a facemask.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.


  • If the need arises to test a student, families should contact their healthcare provider first.
  • For information regarding free testing, please click here

Guidelines for Face Coverings

  • At this time, face coverings are optional for all students, faculty, and staff.

Emergency Contact Information

  • It is critical that the School has up-to-date emergency contact information, including multiple parent contact options.
  • Please log in to the Magnus Health Portal to ensure that your information is current.
Updated on 8/4/22
Lower School: 11052 Independence Avenue
Middle and Upper School: 20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311  | 818.882.8121
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.