Health Watch: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Worcester County Public Schools is working closely with the Worcester County Health Department with regard to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which is receiving guidance and information from the Maryland Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).

At this time, Worcester County Public Schools' is encouraging our students and staff to pay extra attention in taking the normal, everyday preventive steps that are always recommended to slow the spread of respiratory illnesses like colds and flu. These measures include:

  • Keep Calm and Wash your Hands

    Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds

  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, your sleeve or your elbow

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using standard cleaning practices

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick

  • If you are sick, stay home, except when seeking medical care

 Information courtesy of the Maryland Department of Health

Below are additional informational flyers on Coronavirus (COV-19). If you have any specific questions, please contact the Worcester County Health Department by visiting its website, www.worcesterhealth.org.