UPDATED MARCH 31, 2020
Dear Bloom Township District 206 Parents and Guardians,
We hope that you and your family are doing well. Please read the attached COVID-19 updates from the Illinois State Board of Education. Thank you again for your support as we continue to offer hope and confidence to our students and school community that we will endure this pandemic together. More information is forthcoming regarding our Remote Learning Plan.
C. Updated Joint Statement from the Office of Governor JB Pritzker, Illinois Education Association, Illinois Federation of Teachers, Illinois Association of School Administrators, Illinois Principals Association, and IllinoisState Board of Education
D. Remote Learning Recommendations from ISBE ( Special Education is on Page 30-34)
Lenell Navarre, Ed.D.
Concern about the Coronavirus continues to grow. Live Corona Database
As we did with previous widespread health issues please be assured that District 206 will continue to be in regular contact with local, state and federal health departments and will follow all appropriate guidance and direction.
We will communicate to our families and community as advised by health officials.
***At this time we are not aware of any confirmed Coronavirus cases in our area or school district***
Parent Letter: In both English & Spanish (updated March 9, 2020)
Fact Sheet about Coronavirus by the Center for Disease Control CDC
Here is some comprehensive information from the Centers for Disease Control about this virus including basic tips for preventing the Coronavirus and what to do if you feel sick.
Coronavirus seems to be affecting older adults much more than children. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about the Coronavirus’ impact on children.
Questions and answers from the World Health Organization
Please practice basic hygiene to help prevent the spread of germs, including COVID-19.
staying home when sick
How to Protect Students and Staff in Schools and Nurseries (World Health Organization)
Coronavirus: A kid-friendly explainer video from Brainpop: It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts can help ease your mind.
Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus
For general questions about Coronavirus COVID-19 call the IDPH hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected]
For student specific questions, families can call the Will County Health Department at the Main number: 815-727-8481, option #3
Dial 1-800-889-3931 or email [email protected] to have all your COVID-19 questions answered.
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