Posted Oct. 1, 2021

COVID Protocol Update

COVID Protocol Update
St. Joseph COVID Protocols for September 2021 (UPDATED OCTOBER 1, 2021)
Overview:
  • Daily health check https://www.k12dailycheck.gov.bc.ca  before arriving at school for all staff and students.  Download the K to 12 Health Check App on your smartphone.
  • Sanitize or wash your hands before entering a new space and as you leave a space (including when coming into the playground/school in the morning)
  • All staff & students Grades K-9 are required to wear a mask while inside the school (Starting Monday October 4, 2021)
  • Staggered entry/exit and recesses will remain in place, but there will no longer be cohorts.
  • HEPA Filters in all classrooms and work spaces
  • Daily cleaning will occur twice per day for all high touch surfaces.
  • Visitors will continue to be by appointment only if possible.
  • Parent entry will continue to be through the front doors only and must sign in/out.
  • Field trips will continue to follow destinations’ COVID protocols.
  • Additional regional school restrictions may be implemented by Interior Health throughout the year.  Updates will be sent out if put in place. (See attached IH Schools Letter – Sept 1, 2021) - 2 class only in a single indoor space, 100 people outdoors

Please visit our website https://www.stjosephnelson.ca/health-and-safety-plan-for-covid-19.php for more information or call the school.

Updated Letter about Masks for all staff & students K-9 (October 4, 2021).