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Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Sends Letters to Parents, Students, and Employees About Coronavirus Precautions

Superintendent Kent P. Scribner updated families and employees today on Fort Worth ISD’s steps in response to the possible occurrence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the Fort Worth school community.

“Schools can play an important part, and this District will do everything possible to support …[the preventive] effort,” Dr Scribner said in his letter to all stakeholders.

“I want to assure you that the Fort Worth ISD is keeping track of this situation by staying in close touch with Tarrant County Public Health, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),” he continued. “Professional health officials believe the risk to our school community is low at this time.”

Below are the letters to parents, students, and District workers, in English and Spanish.



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These videos were created as part of CDC-TV’s Health Matters series for the general public and public health professionals.

The general public is encouraged to watch these videos to learn more about how they can keep themselves healthy by practicing improved hygiene. Public health professionals can use these videos to raise awareness and educate their community on healthy hygiene behaviors.