Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Wipe down surfaces regularly with disinfectant wipes.
Avoid touching your face, especially eyes, nose and mouth.
Elbow bump instead of shaking hands.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and throw it away immediately.
Do not send your student to school if he or she is sick.
Absences due to illness, including fever-related absences, will be recorded as an Excused Absence without a doctor's note. Teachers will work with students to create a plan to make up missed work.
Per our local authorities, it has been recommended that students stay home until they are fever-free for 48 hours.
If your student has a combination of a fever, cough and shortness of breath, contact your doctor.
As recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately.
How to Wear Masks
Wear your Mask Correctly
Wash your hands before putting on your mask
Put it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face
Make sure you can breathe easily
Wear a Mask to Protect Others
Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth to help protect others in case you’re infected with COVID-19 but don’t have symptoms
Wear a mask in public settings when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when it may be difficult for you to stay six feet apart
Wear a mask correctly for maximum protection
Don’t put the mask around your neck or up on your forehead
Don’t touch the mask, and, if you do, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer to disinfect
Masked Heros Video for Children on How & Why we Need to Wear Masks
Bill Nye also does a great job in his TikTok video showing how wearing a mask can slow the spread of COVID-19!