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Coronavirus Updates

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(Feb. 10, 2020) This update comes from the Ministry of Health. A link to their website for further information is provided under QUICK LINKS at the side of this page.
If you have travelled to Hubei province in the last 14 days, limit your contact with others for a total of 14 days from the date that you left Hubei. This means self-isolate and stay at home. In addition, contact the Algoma Public Health Unit at 705-759-5404 within 24 hours of arriving in Canada.
All travellers from mainland China are advised to monitor themselves for symptoms and to contact the Algoma Public Health Unit if they feel sick.
Even if you have not been to mainland China, should a fever, cough, difficulty breathing or any other symptom arise within 14 days after returning to Canada, seek medical attention. Inform your health care provider or the Algoma Public Health Unit about symptoms and travel history.

(January 27, 2020) The Algoma District School Board has received the attached information (PDF at right under QUICK LINKS) regarding the Coronavirus from our Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams. 


As Dr. Williams notes in his letter, “Students, parents and school communities should rest assured that the province is working together in close cooperation with its partners in both the education and health care sectors to ensure the continued safety and well-being of students and staff.”


Please take a few moments to review the information and to encourage your family members to be proactive during this flu season.


Thank You
Lucia Reece

Director of Education