COVID-19

This Resource is:

  • Information about the school closure
  • Principal/administration updates
  • Links to government resources

CONNECT CHARTER SCHOOL IS CLOSED TO STUDENTS. Please view the details on the Alberta COVID-19 page.

Letter from the Minister to Parents
Provincial Education Continuity Guide

Please check back frequently as this page will be updated regularly as we receive and are able to respond to new information.

Information for Families

Parents: please see your email for updates from Dr. Butterfield. If you have not been receiving emails, please email office@connectcharter.ca.

Please rely on the Governments of Alberta (Ministry of Health and AHS) and the Government of Canada (Public Health Agency of Canada and Travel Canada) for the most up to date information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Talking to Kids about COVID-19

COVID-19 can be a challenging topic to explore with your child. Please review this resource from the Alberta Teachers Association on how to talk to your kids about COVID-19.

Principal Updates

Updates from our leadership team will be posted to the “Weekly Update” section of the website, as well as below. Please review each carefully and stay up to date.

Recent Posts

COVID-19 Precautions

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 this video.

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. 

Coping During a Pandemic: www.connectcharter.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coping-During-a-Pandemic.pdf

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