COVID19

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COVID-19 Pandemic

If you have symptoms of respiratory illness including cough, fever and shortness of breath, please contact your health care provider. It is important to call ahead before arriving at a clinic, urgent care or emergency department to avoid potential spread. For more information, visit www.wcchd.org/COVID-19. For information on the county response to COVID-19, go to www.wilco.org/COVID-19.

Jarrell ISD Schools and Offices Will Stay Closed for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School  Year

April 17, 2020 - Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an Executive Order that outlines the plan to reopen Texas. In the interest of the health and safety of students, families, staff and the community, Gov. Abbott stated that Texas schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.  Distance learning will continue in JISD during the closure.

This webpage will be updated frequently with news and information regarding the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Pandemic and its impact on JISD. 

INFORMATION ABOUT FREE MEALS FOR CHILDREN WHILE SCHOOLS REMAIN CLOSED

Personal Prevention Measures

Based on the current information, health officials are recommending local communities and schools should take the same steps to protect against coronavirus as we take to prevent the spread of everyday illnesses like the common cold or
the flu:

District Prevention Measures

Jarrell ISD custodians are using four professional-level cordless electrostatic hand sprayers, in addition to our medical grade cleaning supplies, to disinfect our schools, including classrooms, libraries, cafeterias and school buses.

On February 16, the district contracted with GermBlast to provide another layer of disinfection protection. Their process kills 99.999% of bacteria and viruses. GermBlast disinfects JISD facilities every three months. 

While our campuses are closed, custodial crews will continue to conduct a deep clean to disinfect and sanitize all campuses and facilities.

More information about the prevention methods being used by staff operating the FREE meal distribution services.

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