KNOW THE PLAN: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND STUDENTS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS 2019
The Fort Worth ISD (FWISD) is actively collaborating with Tarrant County Public Health and Texas Department of State Health Services to “Know the Plan” about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner has announced that schools will remain closed and students will remain at home, receiving online instruction until further notice.
“All schools will remain closed until we believe we can safely bring students back to school buildings for in-person teaching and learning and other school-related activities,” Dr. Scribner said.
For updates, visit www.fwisd.org/COVID19
What You Need to Know
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severities, ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory disease.
How is it spread?
- Through coughing and sneezing
- Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
- Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands
- Because Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is new, we are learning more each day about the transmission patterns and incubation periods.
What are the symptoms?
- Difficulty Breathing
- Severe Illness
- Anyone exhibiting these symptoms should be seen by their primary care physician as soon as possible.
What can I do?
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub
- Help your young students to wash their hands well
- Do not drop off your sick child at school
- Stay home when you’re sick
- Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing
- Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms
Where can I get more important information?
Please visit the COVID-19 page on the Tarrant County Public Health website. There you will find a Hotline Telephone Number that is currently being answered during business hours.
The Fort Worth ISD is also updating its Know The Plan page to include additional information regarding the emerging threat of COVID-19. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
In the coming days the District will be coordinating with health officials on what additional steps can be taken should the virus emerge in our community.
Know the Plan
AVOID, DENY, DEFEND
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It takes all stakeholders – students, parents and community members working together – to be aware of surroundings and situations that might create a hazardous environment.
Safety and security measures are designed to create and sustain a positive learning environment, as well as to protect property.
Education, drills and best practices will result in a “culture of preparedness.”
The consequences of an interrupted education can be both tragic and costly.
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