COVID-19 Important Info. & Reminders 12/10/20

COVID-19 Important Info. & Reminders
Posted on 12/10/2020

Review important information, reminders and resources regarding COVID-19.

COVID-19 Important Information and Reminders 12/10/20

 

Good News

NPSD is excited to announce that it is working with the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, supported by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), to provide rapid testing to staff and potentially a small number of students upon return to school in January. NPSD is proud to be selected for this pilot testing program. Details about this great opportunity are being finalized and will be announced soon.

 

Traveling?

Pennsylvania has revised its travel restrictions. View PA travel restrictions. North Penn School District students and staff are reminded to follow the guidelines provided by the state both now and over the upcoming holidays to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Quarantine Questions?

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has provided options to shorten quarantine for contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases. NPSD will be follow the below recommendations:

  • Quarantine can end after Day 10 without testing if no symptoms have been reported during daily monitoring.
  • When testing resources are sufficient, quarantine can end after day 7 IF a diagnostic specimen tests negative and is collected on day 5 or thereafter and the person remains asymptomatic.

Mask Up

All staff and students are required to wear masks, unless medically exempt. Review the NPSD School Board policy.

Be in the know

The NPSD website provides up-to-date data and resources to help staff and families stay informed during this pandemic. Useful information includes:

 

Take Care

These are challenging times. In addition to doing all we can to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, NPSD is concerned about the social emotional impact of the pandemic. Families are reminded that various mental health support resources are available.

Together, NPSD will move forward through this pandemic and eventually normalcy will return. Until then, please stay North Penn Strong.