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COVID-SAFE SCHOOLS

COVID-SAFE SCHOOLS

Face coverings in our schools. Classrooms with fewer desks. Signage to promote physical distancing. These changes – and many more – will help protect our staff and students while maintaining a positive student experience. We'll continue to update this information as changes occur.
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CLASSROOMS AND ACADEMIC SPACES
  • Face coverings will be required for entry into schools.
  • Classroom capacities will be adjusted in accordance with CDC, ODH, BOE and LCPH guidelines. 
  • Physical distancing of 6-feet will be maintained wherever feasible. If spatial adjustment is necessary, follow WHO guidance of not less than 3 feet in combination with face coverings and other mitigation strategies.
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COMMON SPACES
  • Face coverings will be required.
  • There will be new ways to access common spaces to keep our staff and students safe.
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DINING FACILITIES
  • There will be limited seating in cafeterias, with most meals consumed in classrooms with student cohorts.
  • Aramark will pre-package food to ease distribution and minimize contamination.
  • Touchless pay options will be available.
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ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES
  • Testing will mandated by all participants.
  • Symptom monitoring will be required each day.
  • Face coverings will be required.
  • Physical distancing will be enforced.
  • Capacities for workout and practice areas will be enforced.
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FACILITY CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
The Lorain City Schools follows CDC guidance for cleaning & disinfecting of public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools, and homes. Read it here.
In addition, our staff takes the following precautions:
  • Pathogen fogging will be conducted in facilities suspected to have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Staff use disinfectants and cleaning products classified within List N of EPA standards.
  • Air filters replaced in all buildings compliant with virus mitigation guidelines.
  • All buildings and vehicles deep cleaned in accordance with virus mitigation guidelines.
  • State chemical check of water lines for all buildings to ensure no incidents of legionella.
  • Plexiglass barriers installed in main office areas.
  • Mobile plexiglass barriers available for temporary use, such as testing.
  • Kitchens, hoods, vents and ice machines sanitized.

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