Suggestions for a Wholesome Winter

Seattle Public Colleges desires to make sure a wholesome return to high school and work for our college students, households, and workers.

In the course of the colder months, we encourage you to comply with these steps to assist restrict the unfold of respiratory sicknesses comparable to COVID-19, flu, RSV and others.

Cease Germs, Keep Wholesome 

Cease Germs, Keep Wholesome 

  • Keep dwelling for those who really feel sick. College students and workers experiencing new, modified, or worsening respiratory or gastrointestinal signs ought to keep dwelling and check for COVID-19. 
  • Wash your fingers incessantly with cleaning soap and water for at the least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer when unable to scrub fingers. 
  • Cowl coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your higher arm, not your hand. 
  • Get vaccinated. Vaccines and boosters are one of the best safety in opposition to sicknesses. 
  • Take a look at for COVID-19. Even for those who check detrimental, it’s necessary to comply with Division of Well being steering and keep dwelling in case you are experiencing signs. Please make sure to check for COVID-19 earlier than and after journey.
  • Get loads of sleep and eat nutritious meals. Taking good care of your self will assist your physique keep wholesome.  

Thanks for safeguarding others and ensuring now we have a protected back-to-school season! Go to our respiratory sickness response webpage for extra data.