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NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV) INFORMATION AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ACTION: Provide educational resources for staff and parents on the Novel Coronavirus via the school website on information provided to schools. This information is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
 
Resources include:

  • Fact Sheet: What you need to know about 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)
  • STOP the Spread of Germs
  • What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)
  • Parent Guide to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)
  • 2019-nCov: What the public should do
  • Handwashing poster
  • Cover your cough poster

 
Attached is Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist you and your staff. Additional updates and resources on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) will be provided to schools. Additional information is provided at Coordinated Student Health Services’ SharePoint site at https://browardcountyschools.sharepoint.com/sites/Intranet/Academics/SS/CSH/Pages/default.aspx and Coordinated Student Health Services’ website: www.browardschools.com/CSHS
  
RATIONALE:  The District aims to ensure that school personnel, staff and parents are knowledgeable about the Novel Coronavirus. Please take action as outlined and ensure the following information is distributed to staff, visitors and parents:

  • Parent Guide to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)
  • CDC Fact Sheets information about Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)

Schools should maintain adequate supplies of soap and hand sanitizer for their students, staff and visitors. If available, schools should place the automatic hand sanitizer stand or large pump hand sanitizer containers in common areas for frequent use.
 
For further questions, please contact Coordinated Student Health Services at 754-321-1575.