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Personal Protection & Hygiene Enhanced Precautions K-12 Schools

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  1. All symptomatic children and employees should stay home from school, and will be sent home if exhibiting any symptoms.
  2. Designate the school nurse as the contact person to be responsible for responding to COVID19 concerns.
  3. Follow any other standards promulgated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Utah Department of Health, and local health department.

Classrooms

All Moderate Precautions followed (with the additional requirements and recommendations below)

Additional Recommendations:

  • Limit mixing of groups if possible
  • Teachers dispensing hand sanitizer as students enter classrooms
  • Students and staff are encouraged to follow strict hygiene standards, including: 
    • Do not shake hands
    • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds 
    • Wash hands after using the restroom
    • Use hand sanitizer frequently 
    • Avoid touching your face 
    • Cover coughs or sneezes (e.g. into a tissue, sleeve, or elbow; not hands)
  • No sharing of materials
  • Restrict drinking fountain access--students encouraged to bring their own water bottle
  • Online learning of students that are high risk

Transitions

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Congregating prohibited
  • No use of lockers during pass time or lunch time
  • Restrict drinking fountain access

Entry and Exit Points/Parent, Guest and Volunteer Access to School

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Limited access to student-centered functions, student check-out, etc. 

Transportation

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Possible student temperature check upon boarding 
  • Hand sanitizer dispensed by driver upon boarding
  • Parents encouraged to drive students if not comfortable with bus transportation

Restrooms

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Class schedules for restroom visits when possible

Cafeteria

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Physical distancing spacing in the lunch line 
  • Installation of protective table barriers where possible

Large Group Gatherings (Assemblies, Performances, Dances)

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Assemblies discouraged
  • Dances not permitted
  • Attendance may be limited to family members, officers, or cheerleaders with no admission for the general public or student body

Unique Courses with Higher Risk of Spread (Choir, Band, Orchestra, Drama, CTE, etc.)

All Moderate Precautions followed

Recess, Playground and P. E. Classes

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Playground equipment off limits to students
  • Increased supervision to ensure physical distancing
  • Supervised walking and other games/activities allowed that provide adequate physical distancing
  • Locker rooms off limits
  • No dressing for P.E. 

Special Education, Related Services, or School Counseling

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Areas of Concern

Preschool/ Day Care

All Moderate Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Limited number of students per classroom 
  • Limited supervised usage of play areas with no students on the playground equipment 

After-School Programs

All Moderate Precautions followed

Athletics

All Moderate Precautions followed

Follow UHSSA  and local health department guidelines

 Additional Recommendations:

  • Access to locker rooms limited
  • Restroom areas marked for physical distancing 

Driver’s Education

All Moderate Precautions followed

Follow State Driver’s Education Guidelines

Back-to-School Nights/Parent Teacher Conferences

All Moderate Precautions followed

 Additional Recommendations:

  • No in-person meetings--virtual Back-to-School and Parent Teacher Conferences

Graduation

All Moderate Precautions followed

Follow local health department guidelines

Resources

 Health Office

 Parent Guidelines

  • Information for parents regarding signs and symptoms of COVID19, and when to keep their child home (see Parent Infographic)
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