To mask or not to mask?Always follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19.
Assess your risk.
- Have you had COVID-19 in the last 90 days?
- Do I have risk factors such as diabetes or hypertension?
- Am I fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19?
- Do I have vulnerable individuals in my family or circle of friends?
Who is still mandated to wear a mask?
Tips to Help Kids Wear Masks at School
Thank you parents and guardians! In many ways you have already started helping your child practice wearing a mask for the start of in-person classes. Parents and guardians wearing a mask in front of children and talking with them on what to expect in the upcoming year is very helpful. For the kids that want to mask, bellow are some additional ideas to help kids cope with masks.
The old motto of a great defense is the best offense certainly applies to preventing or slowing the spread of contagious viruses like COVID-19.
Especially lately, you have heard the mantra - WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY - and hopefully you do so as you know it is important to prevent spreading or catching germs. But did you know why? And do you know why it is so important to wash for 20 seconds (much longer than you might think as you stand at the sink)? And why soap is such an important component?
Please watch the video below that explains in easy to understand detail, why washing for 20 seconds WITH soap is one of the BEST ways to prevent spreading or catching COVID-19 and other germs.