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CDC When is it safe to be around others

CDC Get the Facts About COVID-19

TEA:  COVID-19 Support and Guidance

Texas Department of State Health Services Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19

What is Stanton ISD doing to help?

  • Parent communication

  • SISD is following local and national health official expertise to prevent the spread of communicable diseases

  • SISD is working with community partners to closely monitor trends and make decisions to protect our students, staff and community

  • SISD continues to follow CDC recommendations for cleaning and disinfecting- frequently touched hard surfaces are disinfected daily 

  • Staff members model and teach good hand washing, cough and cold hygiene, and general prevention measures recommended by health officials

  • Students or staff that show COVID-19 symptoms are isolated in a sick room until picked up by a parent or the staff member leaves the campus

  • Stanton ISD cleans areas that are used by the student or staff that tests positive for COVID-19

  • Stanton ISD continues to update our COVID-19 Dashboard on the Stanton ISD Website

  • The school notifies the Texas Department of Health Services when an individual who has been in a school is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19

  •  Students who report feeling feverish are given an immediate temperature check

 What can parents do to help?

  • Parents must ensure they do not send a child to school on campus if the child has COVID-19 symptoms or is lab-confirmed with COVID-19

  • Notify School Nurse when your student is diagnosed with any communicable illness

  • Encourage and model frequent handwashing, good cough and cold hygiene, and wipe down hard surfaces in your home

FAQ

Q: Does SISD have a plan in place in case Coronavirus 2019 spreads?

A: Yes - SISD follows the guidance of local and national health authorities to keep students healthy and safe from communicable illnesses. This is a developing situation and we will continue to work with local and national experts to respond appropriately. 

 Q: How do I make sure the information I am reading about Coronavirus 2019 is accurate?

A: When searching online, use reliable resources such as the CDC and Texas Department of Health Services links listed above.

Q: What do I do if I am sick?

A: If you think you may be sick with Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19):

  • Stay home & stay away from others

  • Contact your healthcare provider by phone

    • Follow the instructions they give you

  • Follow the CDC recommendations What to Do If You Are Sick