COVID-19

This page will provided collected resources and updates for COVID-19 related communications.

Communication Channels

Our official communication channel is www.prn.bc.ca

Our posts to our website will be shared via our Facebook – www.facebook.com/sd60prn – and our Twitter – www.twitter.com/sd60

Teachers, Schools and District are also be able to send information out via email through our student information system called MyEducation BC. Parents are encouraged to provide current email addresses to their school office so we can communicate with you via email.

Updates

Health Resources

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 for Children and Students

BC Centres for Disease Control – Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) page

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

Information for people who are self-isolating

BC COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information

World Health Organization – Clean hands protect against infection

Health Contacts

Anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus, should contact their primary care provider, local public health office, or call 8-1-1. Public Health Agency of Canada has set up a 2019 novel coronavirus telephone information line at: 1-833-784-4397.

Other Resources

SD60 Continuity of Learning Information for Families – https://bit.ly/SD60COLF

BC Government COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information

SD60 Continuity of Learning plan for Staff

SD60 Educational Technology Support Page for Staff – https://bit.ly/SD60EdTech

Frequently Asked Questions

We suggest the links in the resources at https://www.prn.bc.ca/?page_id=4525 including the BC Centres for Disease Control and the Province of British Columbia webpages.
All in-person classes are cancelled from March 30, 2020 until further notice. School Education staff will be working to provide learning opportunities to provide at home. From March 30-April 3 schools will be planning and working to build instructional materials for learning at home. We aim to start getting those materials out to families by April 6.
Please get in touch with your school administrator. We are working on support plans for meals programs for students in need.
See the letter in Update #5 from Director of Instruction Carleen Andrews with resources to support families dealing with stress and anxiety - https://www.prn.bc.ca/?p=4552
Entry into schools will be scheduled to maintain physical distancing and cleaning. Your school will contact families in April. Do not attend a school building without an invitation.
All SD60 Play equipment has been closed to use. Play equipment on SD60 grounds should not be used as it will not be disinfected. Grounds remain open and all orders from the Provincial Health Officer must be followed.