Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

The COVID-19 situation is changing quickly but as always the health, safety and well-being of our students remains our priority. We are following the guidance of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in cooperation with the Saline County Health Department. They are credible sources of information and your best source of reliable, up-to-date news about COVID-19.

 
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Teaching and practicing excellent hygiene is the best prevention against COVID-19, as well as other illnesses. 
    • WASH hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer.
    • AVOID touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
    • COVER your mouth-nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
    AVOID contact with people who are sick.
    • STAY home while you are sick and avoid contact with others.
    • STAY AT LEAST 6 FEET AWAY from others when in a public setting.
 
 
What is USD 305 doing?
    • Acts immediately upon guidance we receive from local, state and federal health experts.
        ◦ Meets daily to review COVID-19 developments and guidance.
        ◦ Communicates with principals, staff and students’ families.
    • Remains vigilant with increased school cleaning procedures that include disinfecting surfaces and ensuring supplies that are needed are available.
    • Teaches and models best hygiene practices.
        ◦ Frequent hand washing, cover mouth and nose when coughing, avoid touching face, staying home when ill and staying 6 feet away from others.
    • Employs highly trained nurses in all of our schools as excellent resources for our families.
 
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Resources

Stop Spread of Germs Poster (English)

What is COVID-19?

About CoronavirusDisease 2019 (COVID-19) / Centers for Disease Control andPrevention

BrainPOP Video Resources for Kids

Communications to Parents / Guardians
Carta a los padres/tutores (17 de marzo de 2020)
Carta a los padres/tutores (14 de marzo de 2020)

 

The safety, health, and well-being of our students, staff and school community will, as always, continue to be our priority. We will continue monitoring the development of COVID-19 and plan accordingly in partnership with local, state, and federal health and government officials. We will keep you informed if any measures need to be taken.