CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

As the number of cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) increases, we want to reassure families that we are monitoring the situation and working closely with the Minnesota Department of Health.  We will continue to monitor the updates each day and follow their guidance. Since this is a rapidly changing situation, the most accurate information can be found at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

MDH website:  https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html

CDC website:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Please review with your family the basics of disease prevention which are:

  • Wash your hands
  • Cover your cough
  • Use kleenex as needed
  • Use hand sanitizer when unable to wash with soap and water
  • Stay home when you’re sick

How Germs Spread – Explaining the Science for Kids.  2 minutes long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBGsoimPXZg

Why Don’t We Do It In Our Sleeves?  Coughing and sneezing video.  5 minutes long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtnEwvUWDo0

WHO (World Health Organization): How to hand wash.   1.5 minutes long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PmVJQUCm4E

You can reach our district nurse, Katie Bailey RN, LSN at katie.bailey@duluthedison.com or 218-728-9556 ext. 5003 or Bonnie Jorgenson, Head of Schools, bonnie.jorgenson@duluthedison.com with any questions.