This page contains health and safety plans, resources, guidelines, and information to parents and guardians from the school district, as well as announcements from the Provincial Health Officer and links to information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Return to School Plan 2020 (click here)

Health & Safety

BCCDC | Ministry of Health – COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K-12 School Settings  (Updated – September 11, 2020)
BC Provincial Plan| COVID-19: Return to School 
Ministry of Education | Frequently Asked Questions  (Updated – July 29, 2020)
Ministry of Education | Back to School Fact Sheet 

School District Exposure Control Plan – School Sites  (Updated – September 2, 2020)
School District Exposure Control Plan – Board Office
School District Exposure Control Plan – Facilities

COVID-19 Communications to Families

Return to School: Frequently Asked Questions – Updated September 10, 2020
August 26, 2020 – Superintendent Letter: Official Return to School/ Return to School Survey 
August 26, 2020 – Media Release – Greater Victoria School District sets out plan for the 2020/2021 school year
August 20, 2020 – Letter to Families – Return to School Planning Update
August 14, 2020 – Letter to Families – Planning for September Return to School 
July 29, 2020 – Media Release – GVSD – School Re-Opening Plans to welcome students to the 2020-2021 School Year
July 29, 2020 – Media Release – Ministry’s School Re-Opening Plan

2019-20 School Year Communications

Links to Information on COVID-19

B.C. K-12 Education Restart Plan
B.C. Restart Plan
B.C. Pandemic Coordination Plan
Public Health Officer Orders 
Government of Canada travel advisory
Government of Canada travel health advisory
B.C. public health guidance for schools and childcare programs
HealthlinkBC COVID-19 FAQ
B.C. Centre for Disease Control information and resources
Ministry of Health pandemic preparedness



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