Distance learning update, Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020
The Oregon Department of Education hints that schools may not return to session this academic year and is requiring that all districts provide Distance Learning for All - including new, graded content - as of April 13. Click the link below to see a letter to families with more information:
Actualización sobre el aprendizaje a distancia, martes, 31 de marzo de 2020
El Departamento de Educación de Oregón indica que las escuelas tal vez no regresarán en sesión este año académico y requiere que todos los distritos brinden aprendizaje a distancia a todos los estudiantes, incluyendo un contenido nuevo y calificado, a partir del 13 de abril. Pulse en el enlace a continuación para ver una carta a las familias con más información:
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2020 - Updated Coronavirus Information
HSD has released updated information on its plans for the week of Mar. 30 and beyond, including distance learning, a new system for distributing meals to students, and more. Click the link below to see the letter:
Jueves, 26 de marzo de 2020 - Información actualizada sobre coronavirus: HSD ha publicado información actualizada sobre los planes para la semana del 30 de marzo y las semanas posteriores, incluyendo el aprendizaje a distancia, un nuevo sistema para distribuir comidas para los estudiantes y más. Por favor, pulse en el enlace de abajo para ver la carta.
Coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) Information
Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019. Health experts are concerned because little is known about the new virus. It has the potential to cause severe illness and pneumonia in some people and there is no treatment.
Although the exact mechanisms of transmission are not fully known, other coronaviruses spread from an infected person to others through:
- the air by coughing and sneezing
- close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
- touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes
Infected people have experienced a range of illness, from mild (similar to a common cold) to severe pneumonia that requires hospitalization. So far, deaths have been reported mainly in older adults who had other health conditions.
People who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 have reported symptoms that may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus:
- difficulty breathing
If you have symptoms, call your healthcare provider to identify the safest way to receive care. Let them know if you have traveled to an affected area or come in contact with an ill person who has traveled to an affected area within the last 14 days.
Additional resources and a rolling situation update page are provided in the right sidebar. For additional information, please call the state's information helpline at 2-1-1.
Resources for Staff
Coronavirus Basic Facts and FAQ (CDC/OHA)
Cover your Cough or Sneeze video (shorter)
Cover your Cough or Sneeze video (longer)
Hand Washing video (shorter)
Hand Washing video (longer)