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Personal Protection & Hygiene Intense 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 and Enhanced Precautions followed (with the additional requirements and recommendations below)

Additional Recommendations:

  • Students have a modified schedule: A/B Day, shortened schedule, half day, flexible learning model, etc.
  • No partner or work unless physical distancing can be maintained
  • Have the same group of children stay with the same staff all day in elementary
  • Students and staff are encouraged to follow strict hygiene standards, including:
    • Wash hands when:  arriving at and leaving school; after playing outside; after having close contact with others; after using shared surfaces; before and after using restroom; after blowing nose, coughing, and sneezing; and before and after eating
  • Turn desks to face the same direction rather than facing each other
  • No drinking fountain access-students bring their own water bottles

Transitions

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Physical distancing required
  • Congregating before, during school, during lunch and after school--prohibited
  • Students following strict hallway traffic patterns
  • Students not to use lockers during pass time
  • Possible staggered bell schedule for students to limit number of students in hallways
  • No drinking fountain access-students bring their own water bottles

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

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Parents/guests/volunteers discouraged from entering schools

Transportation

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

WSD Requirement

  • Student temperature check upon boarding

Additional Recommendations:

  • Limited number of students in attendance at school with limited number of students on buses
  • Reasonable physical distancing maintained
  • Students wash hands after riding bus and entering classroom

Restrooms

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

WSD Requirement

  • Class schedules for restroom visits

Cafeteria

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Limit number of students in the building/cafeteria
  • Consider Grab-and-Go Lunches

Large Group Gatherings (Assemblies, Performances, Dances)

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Assemblies and performances prohibited

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

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Recess, Playground and P. E. Classes

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Access to ALL playground equipment, sporting goods, etc., prohibited

Special Education, Related Services, or School Counseling

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Areas of Concern

Preschool/ Day Care

All Moderate and Enhanced 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 and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • After-school programs may be prohibited
  • If programs are in session, all students and teachers wearing face coverings or shields

Athletics

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Athletics may be suspended by the UHSAA
  • If athletics are allowed, attendance will be limited to attendance recommendations by the  Weber/Morgan health department and consistent with the limitations of the venue
  • Junior High School athletics follow same requirements as the UHSAA guidelines

Driver’s Education

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Virtual theory instruction only
  • Single student per car on driver’s education range allowed

Back-to-School Nights/Parent Teacher Conferences

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Graduation

All Moderate and Enhanced Precautions followed

Additional Recommendations:

  • Walk-through graduation allowed if physical distancing can be maintained
  • Face coverings required for graduates
  • Attendance limited to close family--face coverings required

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