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  • “ELA will remain closed until further notice. Please continue assisting your child with the instructional packets and online learning.

    ELA permanecerá cerrado hasta nuevo aviso. Continúe ayudando a su hijo con los paquetes de instrucción y aprendizaje en línea.”

  • You can spread #COVID19 without knowing you have it. Whether you have symptoms or not, #StayHome. If you have to go out, wear a mask/bandana/scarf, regularly wash your hands, and stay 6 feet apart. We must stay #ApartTogether to slow coronavirus.

    Common symptoms of #COVID19 are fever, dry cough, & shortness of breath. If you have mild symptoms, call your doctor & #StayHome. If you develop serious symptoms, such as trouble breathing, pressure in the chest, or bluish lips or face, call your doctor & seek care immediately.

    Los síntomas comunes de #COVID19 son fiebre, tos seca y dificultad para respirar.Si tiene síntomas leves, llame a su médico y quedate en casa.Si desarrolla síntomas graves, como dificultad para respirar o presión en el pecho, busque atención médica de inmediato.

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    Puede propagar #COVID19 sin saber que lo tiene.Ya sea que tenga síntomas o no, quedate en casa.Si tiene que salir, use una bandana/bufanda, lávese las manos regularmente y manténgase a 6 pies de distancia.Debemos permanecer separados #ApartTogether.tea.texas.gov/mantentebientejas

    You hear it all the time during flu season: wash your hands to prevent the spread of flu. You may have heard advice encouraging you to do the same to stop the spread of COVID-19. But do you know why this simple practice works so effectively? Washing your hands with soap and water breaks up the molecules of the virus and washes them away, preventing the virus from infecting you or others.

    To be able to effectively and reliably break up the virus cells, you must wash your hands thoroughly and vigorously for at least 20 seconds. Doing this can be incredibly effective! In fact, a study showed that when a group of elementary aged school children participated in supervised handwashing 2-4 times per day, the spread of a similar virus was reduced by 47%

    While it is important to wash your hands, it is also important that we all regularly disinfect surfaces.

    COVID-19 has been shown to live for up to three days on various surfaces. If you must leave your home for essential services, be sure to wash your hands as soon as you return and disinfect any surfaces you may have touched. If someone in your home is ill, it’s also important to regularly disinfect. Applying soap and water plus commonly used disinfectants to frequently touched surfaces will break up the virus and carry it away, in the same way soap kills and carries away the virus on your hands. 

    We hope you and your family are able to regularly take these simple steps, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and help your family to stay well. For more information on preventing the spread of COVID-19, visit www.tea.texas.gov/staywell.

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  • Children's Health

     Virtual Care

    To our school and community partners:
    As more cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID‑19) are reported in Texas, we are committed to providing health care to the community. Please take a moment to read the below message about Virtual Visit and share in your ISD communications.
    Delivering high-quality care to you and your family virtually anywhere
    With Virtual Visit, families can video chat with a provider right from home about illnesses, injuries and mental health. Virtual Visit by Children’s Health℠ Virtual Care is offering free screenings 24/7 with code: COVID19.
    Here’s how it works:
    • Visit the Virtual Visit web portal and create an account or download the app shown at the right.
    • When you need care, you can videoconference with a health care provider right from your smartphone, tablet, video-equipped computer or at one of our kiosks.
    • You can use Virtual Visit to address common conditions such as coughs, respiratory infections, colds, sinus infections, fever, flu, headaches, diarrhea, strep throat and pink eye. Virtual Visit is not for serious or life-threatening conditions. If you have an emergency, go to the emergency room or call 911.
    Visit childrens.com/virtualvisit for more information.
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