May 7, 2020
As has been widely reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. COVID-19 has been detected in about 90 locations internationally, including many states across the US. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Detailed information and regular updates can be found through the CDC.
While school attendance is important, children should stay home from school if they are too sick to learn and there is a risk of spreading any illness. We will work with families to minimize any missed learning opportunities when students miss school due to any illness. Children should not be in school with:
To limit the spread of any germs and/or viruses, please practice these healthy habits: