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    Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County has developed the following guidance for K-12 schools and childcare programs. This guidance is designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our schools and community.

Schools and Childcare Programs​

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County has developed the following guidance for K-12 schools and childcare programs. This guidance is designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our schools and community.

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Montgomery County K-12 Schools COVID-19 Guidance 

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Everyday Measures

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations. Staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations is the best way to keep students and staff healthy and in school.
  • Staying home when sick. Students and staff should stay home when symptoms of cough, fever, sore throat, vomiting, or diarrhea occur. Students
    faculty and staff should follow CDC's recommendations for respiratory viruses. 
  • Ventilation. School ventilation should support indoor air quality to decrease the risk of airborne spread of viruses and other contaminants. These can include ventilation measures such as repairs, upgrades, and replacements to HVAC systems, use of MERV-13 air filters, portable air cleaners and upper-room germicidal UV irradiation systems.
  • Hand washing and cough hygiene. Schools and early childhood education programs should teach and encourage proper and regular handwashing with soap and water, or hand sanitizer with 60% alcohol if soap and water is not practical. Sneezes and coughs should be covered.

Vaccinations
Public Health recommends everyone who is medically able to do so, ages 6 months and above, should stay up-to-date with available COVID-19 vaccinations. This includes all students, faculty, and staff.

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