In addition to enhanced cleaning procedures, our best lines of defense to prevent the spread of Covid-19 are frequent hand-washing, social distancing, and wearing a mask.
While it is not possible to social distance in every classroom at all times, our educators have adjusted their layouts for social distancing when possible. Please discuss the importance of social distancing with your students.
Handwashing is an important line of defense in preventing the spread of Covid-19 and other infectious diseases. We have gathered the following information that covers when and how students should wash their hands. This information is directly from CDC’s website.
How Germs Spread
Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Germs can spread from other people or surfaces when you:
Key Times to Wash Hands
You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs: