As we’ve all heard numerous times, the social distancing of 6 feet is the goal. However, not all schools will be able to accommodate this due to classroom size and the number of students.
No matter if your child returns to school this pandemic or starts learning from home, Health System providers are available for your families’ health care needs. Our pediatricians strongly encourage you to keep your routine with well-child exams and immunization schedules.
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As recommended, masks or face coverings can help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Hand hygiene practices
CDC advises that handwashing is an easy, effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep kids and adults healthy.
With CDC followed guidelines, our Health System infectious prevention specialists, like Michelle Kaiser, provide recommendations for cleaning and disinfecting throughout your home and school.
Temperature and symptom checks have become a major component of the reopening process. Giles suspects that each school will incorporate one or both of these.
Even beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, adults and children should stay home if they are sick. During the pandemic, if you have recently been in close contact with a person with COVID-19, it is appropriate to stay home.