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LNAA’s Fact Sheet: COVID-19 Transmission Prevention

Aug 28, 2020

Students who are sick should not attend school in-person.

Arrival / Dismissal checkpoint

  • Students and Faculty and Staff will be screened with visual wellness checks and no-touch thermometers
  • Students and Faculty and Staff must arrive with a mask covering nose and mouth
  • Parents must wait for student’s clearance to enter the gym before driving off
  • Sidewalks will be marked for social distancing with visual markers
  • As of August 12, 2020, Gov. Murphy states that Students are required to wear face coverings at all times while inside a school building, regardless of social distancing, unless doing so would inhibit the individual’s health. School staff and visitors are also required to wear face coverings.”
  • Students will be dismissed through separate assigned doors. Parents are expected to announce their arrival through the PikMyKid App on their phone.
    • High School will exit through the High School doors
    • Grades 2, 3, 5, 6 will exit through the gym
    • Kindergarten and grade 1 will exit through the glass doors adjacent to the Daycare playground
    • Grades 4, 7, 8 will exit through the fireside room

 

Late arrival

  • Screening staff will be available until 9:30am
  • If arriving after 9:30am, please call the office and speak to someone about your expected time of arrival
  • Parents must wait for student’s clearance to enter through the front door before driving off
  • Students must arrive with a mask covering nose and mouth
  • Students and Faculty and Staff will be screened with visual wellness checks and no-touch thermometers

 

Morning Care

  • Desk will be separated in the gym six feet apart for all students
  • Students will be guided to a designated sanitized desk
  • Hand sanitation stations are available

 

Internal flow of movement

  • Maximum of two classrooms will be in the hallway and socially distanced
  • Designated bathrooms per class
  • Scheduled lunches and recesses
  • Pre-packaged lunches will be sold in the gym. Students by grade will walk to the gym to collect their lunch and return to their classroom

 

Classrooms/scheduled breaks

  • High School transitions: Teachers move to classes while students remain in homeroom
  • Desk shields on individual desks
  • Individual desks and designated seating will be provided
  • Lunch outside and in individual classrooms
  • Hand sanitizers in front of and inside each classroom
  • Each teacher will have spare masks (if lost or dirty) and gloves (if needed)
  • Sanitize / handwashing times will be scheduled
    • Before entering the classroom
    • After using the bathroom
    • After recess
    • After P.E.
    • Before eating
  • “Mask free” times will be scheduled
  • Tents will be available for outdoor learning

 

Chapels

  • Chapels are divided into three groups
  • Chapel service will be held out in the tent weather permitting.
  • When it is not possible to hold chapel in the tent, the leading class will hold chapel from the classroom and the other classes will connect via Zoom.

 

Aftercare

  • Desk will be separated in the gym six feet apart for all students
  • Sanitation of desks before and at the end of aftercare
  • Students will be outside weather permitting
  • No snacks provided; students must bring their own
  • Students will be dismissed through the gym door. The same door used to drop students off in the morning. Parents are expected to announce their arrival through the PikMyKid App on their phone.

 

Visitors

  • Visitors will not be permitted inside the building
  • Drop off or pick up of items will be done in the receptacles under the awning of the front door
  • Parent / community inquiries will be handled by phone, email or Zoom

 

 Building sanitization

  • Staff and students must be out of building by 6:30 pm daily for cleaning
  • Deep cleaning occurs every Monday

 

Nurse station / Isolation room

  • Symptomatic students / staff will be referred to the nurse office
  • Social distancing between students will be maintained during nurse office visits
  • Nurse evaluation will determine if symptoms are potentially consistent with COVID-19
    • Student determined to display symptoms will be escorted to the isolation room
    • Parents will be notified to pick up their child
    • Parents (or their designee) MUST pick up their child right away
    • Child will be escorted from isolation room to their parent or designee

 

 FACTS to know:

  • COVID-19 can affect anyone, and the disease can cause symptoms ranging from mild to very severe.
  • It is important to learn about risk factors for severe COVID-19 illness because it can help you:
  • Take precautions as you go about your daily life and attend events.
  • Better understand how a medical condition could affect your own health if you get sick with COVID-19.
  • Anticipate medical treatment that you might need if you get sick.
  • Reduce your risk for severe COVID-19 illness by managing any conditions you have that are risk factors.

Visit www.cdc.gov for up-to-date information.

Watch for symptoms
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

 

 

NOTE:

Despite our best efforts, no one can assure that the student will not be exposed to or contract the virus.

The guidelines presented above may change or be added to.

 

 

Source: https://covid19.nj.gov/