COVID-19 INFORMATION RELATED TO MAYFLOWER MONTESSORI
What you can do and helpful links: ◦ Keep students at home if they are experiencing fever and illness. ◦ Report student illness to Mayflower Administration. ◦ In the event of prolonged absenteeism for your child and/or school closure, please have your Plan B for childcare in place. ◦ Follow these practices:
Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
Cover your cough in an elbow.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
Abstain from sharing food or drink.
Stay home when sick: wait 24/48 hours after the end of a fever and/or vomiting before returning to school or work.
What we are doing at Mayflower: ◦ Monitoring and following guidelines for schools as established by the Minnesota Department of Healthand CDC. ◦ Wearing masks when developmentally appropriate. Adults are wearing masks at all times. Children 2 and up are asked to wear masks when in common areas (arrival, departure, visiting the bathrooms) and encouraged to wear masks in classrooms. Children under 2 are not wearing masks per MDH guidelines. ◦ Keeping classrooms separate from each other throughout the day (including during outdoor playtime). ◦ Encouraging students and employees to wash their hands frequently ◦ Using hand-sanitizing stations located throughout school and disinfecting wipes on common surfaces. ◦ Sanitizing materials after each use in the classrooms. ◦ Sending students home if they have a fever or illness. ◦ Fostering a work environment where staff can follow mandatory absenteeism when ill. ◦ Offering all-school events online only. ◦ Preparing to intercede in instances of harassment or discrimination, particularly against community members of Asian descent.
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