COVID-19

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).


Health & Safety

Daily Health Checklist for Parents to Assess Students 
Ministry of Education | Daily Health Check App for Students
Daily Health Checklist Video: Students identify key symptoms of illness to monitor

BCCDC | Ministry of Health – Addendum – COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K-12 Settings – March 30, 2021
BCCDC | Ministry of Health – COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K-12 School Settings – February 4, 2021
Ministry of Education | COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines for K-12 Settings – March 30, 2021
Ministry of Education | COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines for K-12 Settings (French) 
Ministry of Education | COVID-19 Communication Protocols: Management of illness and confirmed cases

BC Provincial Plan| COVID-19: Return to School 

Ministry of Education | Frequently Asked Questions – April 6, 2021 **NEW**
New Provincial COVID-19 Restrictions – K-12 Sector Questions and Answers – December 4, 2020
Ministry of Education | Frequently Asked Questions  – July 29, 2020
Ministry of Education | Back to School Fact Sheet 

School District Exposure Control Plan – School Sites  – Updated – February 26, 2021
School District Exposure Control Plan – Board Office
School District Exposure Control Plan – Facilities

COVID-19 Communications to Families

March 31, 2021 – Superintendent Letter: New Mask Requirements
March 11, 2021 – Superintendent Video Message: Spring Break 2021
February 26, 2021 – Superintendent Letter: Enhanced Health and Safety Guidelines in SD61
February 4, 2021 – Superintendent Letter: Enhanced Health and Safety Guidelines for K-12 Schools
November 20, 2020 – Superintendent Letter: New Province-wide Restrictions and Daily Health Checklists
October 30, 2020 – Superintendent Letter: Halloween Safety Tips and COVID-19 Protocols
Return to School: Frequently Asked Questions – Updated September 25, 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

 

Disclaimer

Google Translate is used as a free tool to enhance the usability of the Greater Victoria School District website. As such, the Greater Victoria School Disctrict is not responsible for Google Translate™.