UPDATE: VVSD is continuing to closely monitor the rapidly changing environment of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). As COVID-19 has come closer to home, we are increasing our proactive measures. As always, student safety is our priority. Our decision-making is informed by the guidance of national, state, and local health, public safety, and educational organizations.
The PA Department of Health recommends the following good health habits to protect yourself from the flu and may assist you in the prevention of COVID-19:
Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
Use alcohol based hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
Cover coughs and sneezes with elbows, not hands.
Clean surfaces frequently and other frequently touched areas.
If sick, please stay home, until feeling better and fever free.
With student safety in mind and informed by expert guidance, VVSD has taken the following steps thus far:
have increased the frequency and intensity of cleaning our schools, using
specialized products that combat COVID-19.
have asked our teachers to review good health habits, including those listed
above, with our students.
have taken steps to provide more hand sanitizing stations throughout our
are carefully considering all upcoming school trips on a case by case basis,
especially those to areas impacted by COVID-19.
while we hope they go unused, we have developed contingency academic plans in
the event of school closures due to COVID-19.
VVSD, as always, is committed to providing our students, parents, families, and our community with timely and transparent communication.
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