Wednesday, November 25, 2020
We have a rise of COVID cases in Simcoe County.
We appreciate your partnership in continuing to use the Student Self Screening Tool every morning before your children come to school. Hand hygiene, mask requirements, social distancing, and regular sanitizing throughout the school are the protocols that are being closely followed at Brechin P.S., every day. As well, ALL STAFF wear their PPE all day.
Thank you for helping us to keep our students and staff safe as we work through these challenging times, together.
SMDHU COVID-19 Student Screening Tool https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/Return-to-school/covid-19-student-screening-tool.pdf?sfvrsn=0
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/
STOP THE SPREAD…A MESSAGE FROM SMDHU
We all have a role to play in stopping the spread of COVID-19. As local cases of COVID-19 sharply rise to numbers not seen since the spring, in addition to the provincial restrictions we are asking you to be cautious and reduce your exposure within the community to keep everyone safe.
Close Contact, Gatherings and Events:
· Limit close contact (the people you can hug and touch without physical distancing) to the people you live with. If you live alone you may consider having exclusive, close contact with another household to help reduce the negative impacts of social isolation.
· Maintain two metres (6 feet) of physical distancing from everyone else.
· Wear a face covering indoors, outdoors if physical distancing cannot be maintained, or if wearing one is required.
· Virtual gatherings or events are the safest way to visit or recognize occasions with people outside your household. · Adhere to provincial and applicable local restrictions on public and private gatherings. Currently these are set at a limit of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.
General Advice from SMDHU:
· Stay home if you have symptoms, even if they are mild.
· Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly.
· Cover your cough.
· Wear a mask.
· Download the COVID Alert mobile app.
· Get tested if you have symptoms compatible with COVID-19, or if you’ve been advised of exposure by the health unit or through the COVID Alert mobile app.