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2020/01/30 IBST Precautions of the Outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Dear parents, students, and teachers,

Greetings and Happy Chinese New Year! Please be attentive to the following precautions due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

1. Please take temperature daily for 14 days and also report your travel to the school if you have been to China, Hong Kong, Macau or other epidemic areas. Please wear a mask, seek medical treatment, and avoid going to school if you have acute respiratory symptoms. 

2. The school-wide assembly is canceled for the first two weeks after the second semester begins. The opening ceremony on 2/11 is canceled. The first period is homeroom hour; the second period goes on regular classes.

3. Homeroom teachers, please guide the students to clean the classrooms and public areas daily with 1:100 (bleach: water). Especially clean desks, chairs, door knobs, computer keyboards, mice, etc. Spray a 75% alcohol bottle as a hand sanitizer.

4. Every student needs to take daily temperature in the morning and mark it on the daily planner before going to school. When a student has a fever, s/he will be picked up by parents immediately; with parental consent, go home alone her/himself. All visitors need to wear masks and have temperature taken by the security guard.

5. Teachers, please make sure the upper widows are open in the classroom for air circulation. Everyone bring 2-3 masks. Wear a mask to school. Wash your hands with soap often.

Thank you.