Esgenoopetitj School Operational Plan Document Return to School September 2020

Posted: September 7, 2020

Esgenoopetitj School Operational Plan Document Return to School September 2020
Important Information from Pages 4/5:
PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THE BUS:
ENSURE YOUR CHILD(REN) HAVE NONE OF THE LISTED SYMPTOMS.
ENSURE YOUR CHILD(REN) HAVE THEIR MASKS AND HAVE THEM ON CORRECTLY, PRIOR TO BOARDING THE BUS.
ENSURE YOUR CHILD(REN) MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING OUTSIDE THEIR FAMILY BUBBLES AT THE BUS STOP.

ON THE BUS: 

Implement physical distancing between students on school bus by allowing:

·        One student per seat

·        Students from the same household to sit together

·        Students from the same Classroom Bubble to sit in the same area on the bus

 

Ensure school bus in cleaned twice a day paying particular attention to frequently touched surfaces (e.g., handrails, back of seats and interior windows.
Have alcohol-based hand rinse (ABHR) available on bus.
Provide personal protective equipment (e.g., surgical/procedure mask and eye protection (face shield or goggles)) for school bus driver, if he/she is unable to maintain physical distancing when transporting students.

Support accommodations for immunocompromised students, medically vulnerable students, and students with special transportation needs.

UPON ARRIVAL AT SCHOOL: 

Preliminary screening not involving direct contact with Staff and Students

Maintain spatial distance of at least 2metres (6 feet) or separation by physical transparent barrier

If active screening implemented:

Screener asks all staff and students the following questions,

Do you have any of the following symptoms?

·        Fever/Signs of Fever (e.g.: chills, feeling hot/cold, shivers, etc.)

·        New Cough or a Cough That is Getting Worse

·        Sore Throat

·        Runny Nose

·        Headache

·        Diarrhea

·        Loss of Taste or Smell

·        New Onset of Muscle Pain

·        New Onset of Tiredness

 

Preliminary screening not involving direct contact with Staff and Students

 

Maintain spatial distance of at least 2metres (6 feet) or separation by physical transparent barrier

 

If active screening implemented:

Screener asks all staff and students the following questions,

Do you have any of the following symptoms?

·        Fever/Signs of Fever (e.g.: chills, feeling hot/cold, shivers, etc.)

·        New Cough or a Cough That is Getting Worse

·        Sore Throat

·        Runny Nose

·        Headache

·        Diarrhea

·        Loss of Taste or Smell

·        New Onset of Muscle Pain

·        New Onset of Tiredness

·        Purple Markings nn Fingers or Toes (students)

 

1.      Have you been outside of the Atlantic provinces in the last 14 days for any reason, including work?

2.      Have you had close contact with a person with a respiratory illness who has travelled within the last 14 days prior to their onset of illness?

3.      Have you been advised to self-isolate and are still within the advised period of self-isolation?

4.      Have you been advised to self-isolate and are still within the advised period of self-isolation?

5.      Have you had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?7 Have you been in contact with 811, public health or your primary care physician related to a previous screening and are experiencing worsening symptoms since that time?

If Educational Staff answer yes to 2 of the above questions they are advised to return to their vehicle and call 811 for further direction.

If a student answers yes to 2 of the above questions he/she is asked to clean their hands, put on a mask and clean their hands again. The student is escorted to a private room and parent/guardian is notified to come pick up student and contact 811 for further direction.

If Educational staff and students do not identify any signs and symptoms of COVID-19, Screener advises them to clean hands, and proceed directly to their classroom via the most direct route.

If not practical to have screener at entrance to school. Parents should ensure students are asymptomatic prior to sending them to school.

All staff should self screen prior to leaving for work.