Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19-v2

Greetings,

The health and safety of our staff and students is our top priority, so we want do the fiveto share with you information that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has published for schools throughout the state.

The IDPH also recommends the best way to protect against coronavirus is by taking the same everyday precautions against getting sick in general. These include:

  • Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Staying home when you are sick.
  • Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces.

To see the complete recommendations to schools from IDPH, please click here. We will continue to closely monitor recommendations regarding coronavirus and will update you as soon as there are any significant changes in recommendations for schools. Thank you for your support in helping to keep our school community healthy.

Public Health Contact Information

Illinois Department of Health

Phone: 312-814-2793/ 312-814-5278

Website: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Phone: 800-232-4636

Website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/guidance-for-schools.html

 

Cook County Department of Health

Phone: (708) 633-4000

Website: https://www.cookcountypublichealth.org/