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COVID 19 (Corona Virus) Parent Letter from AHS

Please see attached, a letter that we were asked to share with the school community from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Alberta Health Services.

We are still in influenza season in Alberta, so to minimize spread of any
respiratory virus, for all families we recommend the following WHICH ARE ALWAYS GOOD HYGIENE PRACTICES TO FOLLOW:
• Make sure everyone in your household washes their hands with soap and water
often. If soap and water are not readily available, you can use alcohol-based
hand sanitizer, if hands are not visibly dirty.
• Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
• Use a tissue when you cough or sneeze and throw it in a garbage bin lined with a
plastic bag. Wash your hands immediately after that. If you don’t have a tissue,
sneeze or cough into your sleeve.
• Stay home if you’re sick. If your kids are sick, keep them home from school.
• Clean and disinfect surfaces that are used often and shared by everyone in your
• Travelers should always check for current travel notices on the Government of
Canada website prior to travel.

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