The Monroe County Health Department has put together a series of handouts related to COVID and schools. It includes information about:
Mason Consolidated Schools will be working closely with the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) and will continue to follow all applicable guidelines. The MCHD would assume the role as lead agency in all matters related to exposure, contact tracing and notification of close contacts and will only disclose information on a need-to-know basis. Mason Consolidated Schools will cooperate with their efforts but is otherwise required by law to keep all medical information confidential.
Flu prevention starts with everyday preventive actions. Help kids establish healthy habits that help prevent the spread of flu and germs that can cause illness by watching these videos and practicing.
To help prevent spreading germs, avoid coughing or sneezing into your hands, instead cover your mouth with a tissue.
Wearing your mask can help slow the spread of COVID-19. CDC’s Dr. Paige Armstrong shows you how to correctly put on and take off your mask.
CDC provides recommendations on how parents and caregivers can help support children and teens during COVID-19 pandemic.
Cover Your Cough
On Feb. 3, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) activated the Community Health Emergency Coordination Center, and it has been working diligently with local health departments, health systems and medical providers to make sure appropriate screening and preparations for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are being made.
COVID-19 is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019.
Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus and it
has the potential to cause severe illness, pneumonia, and death.
Health experts are still learning the details about how this new coronavirus
spreads. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:
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