In the case a teacher is away, an occasional (supply) teacher will be assigned to replace the permanent teacher.
York Region Public Health’s current plan is to have 48 dedicated school health nurses with assigned schools to assist in education on proper use of masks, contact tracing, potential mobile testing for potential outbreaks in schools and more.
Before arrival to school, parents/guardians of students under 18 and students over 18 are responsible to review and adhere to the checklist (click link) from York Region Public Health.
If a student develops symptoms of COVID-19 while at school: staff will follow the protocol provided from York Region Public Health (YRPH) the school will contact the student’s parent/guardian to pick them up immediately and recommend they take them to the nearest COVID-19 Assessment Centre or to their medical practitioner the student will be isolated … Continue reading “What is the protocol for managing students who develop COVID-19 symptoms while at school?”
In accordance with York Region Public Health (YRPH), if students or staff exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 they must stay home if they: have any symptoms of respiratory illness, even if mild, and contact YRPH and/or their medical practitioner have been told to self-isolate by public health or a medical practitioner have been diagnosed with COVID-19 … Continue reading “What should I do if my child develops symptoms of COVID-19?”