Something important to know: you may hear about cases of the virus in Idaho. Do not believe reports unless it comes from the Governor. We are told Gov. Little will announce any confirmed cases, should they arise. Lots of info swirling right now. Go to trusted sources for your information.
We are monitoring the situation, keeping on top of cleainig practices and staying in touch with local and state health officials. We will communicate with parents as circumtances change.
Best defense for any virus: WASHING OF HANDS!
In the meantime..
We are hopeful that you have learned the same, good information we have regarding any virus, not just this one and how to avoid/control contraction. The same smart habits apply. If you have any questions, contact one of our school nurses or another health professional.
Every year during cold and flu season Cassia Schools do the following to lessen the severity of the flu season and to reduce the number of infections:
Encourage flu vaccinations
Provide education regarding proper handwashing
Provide education regarding proper cough etiquette
Communicate with local Central District Health District (CDHD) authorities regarding increased rates of viral infections
Remind parents to be prudent when their child is ill and keep children home with symptoms of the flu.
Recommendations for Idaho School Staffs and Administrations PROCEDURES and PRACTICES Specific to Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)