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Smart-Restart Guidelines for Summer Use of Facility
Nancy Bollingberg
Friday, June 12, 2020
Updated 6/5/2020

The Fessenden-Bowdon  Public Schools understands the importance of activity and connection as it pertains to the health and well-being of our students. We also understand that distant education doesn’t provide for optimal learning experiences for many of our students. On May 11, 2020 Governor Burgum issued Executive Order 2020-04.2, which has given schools across the state the green light to begin opening their doors for certain programming. Knowing the importance of face-to-face learning, physical activity, and social interaction we have come up with the following guidelines for facility usage. The word “facility” refers to all property both indoor and outdoor owned by the Fessenden-Bowdon Public School District. The guidance below will go in effect June 15, 2020.

1. Screen yourself daily for any NEW SYMPTOMS THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION.

· Fever of 100.4 or higher

· Cough (New or worsening and not related to allergies)

· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

· Chills/repeated shaking with chills

· Headache

· Muscle aches (not attributed to another health condition or a specific activity such as physical exercise)

· Sore throat

· Loss of taste or smell

2. Direct exposure to someone with or suspected to have COVID-19?

The purpose of the above daily screening is not to determine if you have Covid-19 or any other medical condition. The screening seeks only to determine if you have a symptom that may indicate Covid-19. Individuals should contact their medical provider for diagnosis, medical advice and treatment.

Summer School (Indoor)

· A maximum 15 people (students and instructors) are allowed in one given area at a time. Physical Distancing of 6-feet between each individual should be practiced at all times.

· Face-masks are recommended but not required. Those students who choose to use a facemask must provide their own.

· Good hygiene will be encouraged. (hand washing with soap/coughing and sneezing into the elbow)

· Students and staff that feel sick need to stay home.

· Each child’s belongings will be separated from others’ in individually labeled containers, cubbies, or other areas.

· Ensure adequate supplies will be supplied to minimize sharing of high touch materials to the extent possible (supplies, equipment etc. assigned to a single student) or we will limit the use of supplies and equipment by one group of children at a time and clean and disinfect between each use.

· Spaces should be cleaned and disinfected prior to the next day of classes.

District Owned Athletic Spaces (Indoor)

· A maximum 15 people (students and instructors) are allowed in one given area at a time. Physical Distancing of 6-feet between each individual should be practiced at all times. A log will be kept of each session of who is in attendance.

· Spaces will be cleaned and disinfected between each group.

· Face-masks are recommended but not required. Those students who choose to use a facemask must provide their own.

· Good hygiene will be encouraged. (hand washing with soap/coughing and sneezing into the elbow)

· Students and staff that feel sick need to stay home.

· The sharing of sporting equipment such as balls should be limited. These items will be wiped down with disinfectant between each group.

· Summer activities will be voluntary, and parents will have final say as to whether their student will attend.

District Sponsored Outdoor Activities

· A maximum 15 people (students and instructors) are allowed in one given area at a time. Physical Distancing of 6-feet between each individual should be practiced at all times.

· The sharing of sporting equipment such as balls should be limited. These items will be wiped down with disinfectant between each group.

· Face-masks are recommended but not required. Those students who choose to use a facemask must provide their own.

· Good hygiene will be encouraged. (hand washing with soap/coughing and sneezing into the elbow)

Playgrounds

· These areas will not be cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis.

· Individuals wanting to use these facilities are encouraged to bring their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as wipes, sanitizer’s, and face-masks and use accordingly.

· Physical Distancing of 6-feet between each individual should be practiced at all times.

· Individuals that feel sick should not use these facilities.

Please note: At any given moment these guidelines may be updated or changed. Furthermore, the North Dakota Department of Health and the Fessenden-Bowdon Public School Administrative team has the ability to revoke these activities in a moment’s notice. We will continue to monitor and adhere to guidance from the CDC, NDDoH, NDDPI, and the Governor’s Office