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Daily Health Assessments

Please see the latest updated District Communicable Disease Prevention Plan click on link:  Vancouver School Board (vsb.bc.ca)


All students and staff are required to complete a daily health check prior to coming to school.  Students and staff who have COVID symptoms and/or feel unwell should not attend school.  

Parents and caregivers are responsible for assessing their children daily before sending them to school.  

The K to 12 Health Check website and app is an easy way to decide if your child should attend school based on their symptoms. You can download the app on your device: 

Daily health checklists are available here: English, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ , عربى , 简体中文 , 繁體中文 , Français , فارسی , Tagalog


Please click on link below:  

BC Centre for Disease Control I tested Positive COVID

International Travel and School

 

If your child becomes ill while at school

Any child experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms will be moved to a secluded space, such as a first-aid room or designated health room, where they will be supervised and supported by staff.  

Parents/guardians will be notified and advised to pick-up their child as soon as possible.   

Please ensure that the school has your current contact information, including emergency contact information, to ensure timely pick-up.      


Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette 

School staff will continue to focus on the importance of frequent hand washing (hand sanitizing) and of proper respiratory etiquette, such as coughing/sneezing into your sleeve or into a tissue. Over the past several months the District has replaced faucets in all Vancouver schools to enable proper hand washing. Schools have also been provided with hand sanitizing stations for common areas, classrooms without sinks and at entry and exit locations.    

Cleaning and disinfecting schools 

Like last year, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting will take place in every school in the District. This will include ensuring that all frequently touched surfaces are cleaned and disinfected at least once every 24 hours.    

   

Water Fountain and Bottle Station

The water fountain and bottle station are now open.  Please bring your water bottle to school. 

More information 

More information about plans and guidelines to keep schools in British Columbia open and safe can be found here. The District continues to encourage everyone who is eligible, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Details about vaccinations are available here


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