Families can limit the spread of COVID-19
- Continue to self-screen using the Ontario self-assessment screening tool daily before leaving for school/childcare and stay home while sick.
- If eligible, get vaccinated for COVID-19. Visit hnhu.org/popup to book an appointment.
- Talk to your child about the importance of washing and sanitizing their hands.
My child has symptoms not listed on the COVID-19 Screening tool. What should I do?
- Anyone who is sick or has any symptoms of illness, including those not listed in the Ontario school and child care screening tool, should stay home and seek an assessment from their health care provider if needed.
- They can return to school when symptoms have been improving for at least 24 hours (or 48 hours after nausea, vomiting or diarrhea).
As of March 21, 2022, students and staff are no longer required to wear a mask in most public settings including at school and on student transportation.
- Individuals who are more comfortable wearing a mask may continue to do so. It is recommended that individuals who are immunocompromised continue to wear a mask at school.
- When layered with other recommended public health measures, a well-constructed, well-fitting and properly worn mask can help prevent the spread of COVID-19.