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Oct 14

School and COVID – What to Expect: October 14, 2020

Posted on October 14, 2020 at 12:04 PM by Kari Bray

While preventive efforts like face coverings, handwashing, screening for symptoms, distancing, and good ventilation can greatly reduce the likelihood of spreading COVID, the risk cannot be entirely eliminated in settings where people are together in person. This includes school and child care.
It can be scary for students, parents or staff to hear that there may have been a case at school. This blog focuses on some key things for parents and others to keep in mind. 

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Oct 01

COVID-19 updates for employees and employers: October 1, 2020

Posted on October 1, 2020 at 9:53 AM by Kari Bray

Workplaces are doing things differently during the coronavirus pandemic to prevent the spread of illness. It can be confusing and frustrating at times for workers as well as supervisors and business owners. This blog focuses on what employees and employers should know.

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Sep 14

Updates for parents and guardians: September 14, 2020

Posted on September 14, 2020 at 3:40 PM by Kari Bray

There’s a lot to keep track of during this pandemic, and it can feel overwhelming. We want to keep parents and guardians up-to-date during an unusual back-to-school season.

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