Regional School Unit 40
Inspiring students to achieve life-long success.
This framework is guided by the following principles:
Protect the health and safety of students and staff
Provide clear expectations for students and staff
No single action or set of actions will completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19 transmission, but taken together, the following health and safety recommendations can greatly reduce that risk. This information represents district guidance as of August 2022 and will be updated as new information becomes available.
Staying Up To Date on Vaccinations
Staying Home When Sick
Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette
Cleaning and Disinfection
COVID-19 Community Levels and Associated Prevention Strategies
Management of Cases and Exposures
Responding to Outbreaks
If a school is experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak they will consider adding prevention strategies regardless of the COVID-19 Community Level. Strategies that can help reduce transmission during an outbreak include wearing well-fitting masks or respirators, improving ventilation (for example moving school activities outdoors, opening windows and doors, using air filters), screening testing, and case investigation and contact tracing. Early identification of cases to ensure that they stay home and isolate is a critical component of outbreak response. Schools may also consider suspending high-risk activities to control a school- or program-associated outbreak. Schools that are experiencing outbreaks will work with state or local health department in accordance with state and local regulations.
Considerations for High-Risk Activities
Considerations for Prioritizing Strategies
How Can We Help You?
Please contact your child's school if you have specific questions regarding your child or your child's school, or call the RSU 40 District Office at 785-2277.