March 12 COVID-19 Information for Parents

Alberta Health Services COVID-19 information: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx#p22780s6

AHS recommends the following to help prevent respiratory illnesses, including flu and COVID-19, from spreading:

  • Wash your hands often and well
  • Avoid touching your face, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched
  • Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill

Frequent, proper hand washing is the most effective means of prevention. To review effective hand washing technique in video format, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PmVJQUCm4E. Additional strategies to avoid spreading COVID-19 are to sneeze into your sleeve, stay home when sick, and avoid close contact with people who may be infected. 

Alberta Health Services testing protocols and travel recommendations: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=Covid19&utm_term=CMO&utm_content=v2&gclid=Cj0KCQjw9ZzzBRCKARIsANwXaeKGCPhL3jDQdT-B8GVSltb_w_U3fmi4wmPzIHuVOWcGpHnZ7ahKuj8aAnCfEALw_wcB#p22780s6

The Government of Canada travel health notices: https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/travel-health-notices

World Health Organization travel advice: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/travel-advice