COVID-19 INFORMATION RELATED TO MAYFLOWER MONTESSORI ◦ Please refer to this page as we keep up to date on the ever-evolving coronavirus.
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 to prepare and prevent: ◦ Monitoring and following guidelines for schools as established by the Minnesota Department of Healthand CDC. ◦ Using hand-sanitizing stations located throughout school and disinfecting wipes on common surfaces. ◦ Encouraging students and employees to wash their hands frequently. ◦ Sending students home if they have a fever or illness. ◦ Fostering a work environment where staff can follow mandatory absenteeism when ill. ◦ Assessing approaches to upcoming community events where large groups will gather. ◦ Preparing to intercede in instances of harassment or discrimination, particularly against community members of Asian descent, that may occur as news of the virus continues.
Travel precautions and advisories: ◦ We request that any community members traveling to countries designated by the CDC as Level 2 or 3 for COVID-19 concerns inform Mayflower. ◦ Anyone that visits a CDC-designated Level 2 or 3 country will not be permitted to enter Mayflower until they: • complete the CDC-recommended 14-day self-quarantine; • present documented clearance from their health care provider; and • are free from fever, cough and shortness of breath. ◦ In addition to avoiding travel to specific countries, the CDC also recommends that travelers, particularly those with underlying health concerns, defer all cruise ship travel worldwide.
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