Coronavirus Update - Daily Update - April 28

Coronavirus Update - Daily Update - April 28

Fairfax County Health Department

April 28 

New Positive Cases: 276* 

Total Positive Cases: 3,331

Total Deaths: 118

(Health District includes Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church and towns within the county)

* Daily reported numbers as reported by the Virginia Department of Health.

The Health Department has launched a new data site with more information on COVID-19 cases in the Fairfax Health District.  

 

Instruction

Synchronous Instruction

Friday 4/24                          70,474 attendees and  23,085 sessions launched

Monday 4/27                     149,843 attendees and 36,248 sessions launched

Tuesday 4/28                    304,677 attendees and 46,409 sessions launched          

Economics and Personal Finance (EPF) Self-directed course                        

As of the morning of April 28, 2020, there are 5758 students registered for summer EPF self-directed course.  Registration is open until Friday, June 12, 2020.  There are between 20 and 30 students registering each day.  Students have until July 31 to complete the course.

Elementary School Resource Site

Date

4/27/2020

Total number of Views

Page visits by Students, Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

20,972

2,419,501

Middle and High School Resources

Date

4/27/2020

Total number of Views

Page visits by Students, Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

          2,108

           713,794

 

Student Voice

West Potomac HS student:  Maggie's Mental Health and Wellness Tips

Maggie shares her fun and interesting ways to cope with social distancing and the inability to be in school or to hang out with her friends.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoVrJXpauqo&list=PLSz76NCRDYQHVQeEXKdNWnDGXw_PHD0_f&index=3&t=0s

 

Food Distribution

Day

Date

Total

Monday

4/13/2020

19,021

Tuesday

4/14/2020

22,380

Wednesday

4/15/2020

22,382

Thursday

4/16/2020

23,038

Friday

4/17/2020

25,084

Monday

4/20/2020

23,049

Tuesday

4/21/2020

23,761

Wednesday

4/22/2020

24,295

Thursday

4/23/2020

24,693

Friday

4/24/2020

26,577

Monday

4/27/2020

24,255

Tuesday

4/28/2020

23,311

Total Meals Served Since March 14: 598,132 (through April 28)

    

Technology Distribution

Devices report as of 4/27/20: Laptops: 16,513  MiFis: 999         

                                

Media

Fairfax County first-graders engage in 'math yoga' via digital learning

https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/fairfax-county-math-yoga-virtual-learning/65-3facb328-85b8-4814-bacb-a3f907a0c566

Fairfax County principal offers motivational words to school family

https://www.fox5dc.com/video/678176

FCPS Students Learn and Connect with Quarantine Journals

Learn & Connect

 

Superintendent

Dr. Brabrand Q and A with the FCCPTA – April 27

https://youtu.be/VwMDbLV7cwg

 

Resources

Learning at Home: Support for Families         https://www.fcps.edu/academics/distance-learning/instruction/learning-at-home

Parent Information Phone Lines                     https://www.fcps.edu/resources/family-engagement/parent-information-phone-lines

Parent Resource Center                                https://www.fcps.edu/resources/family-engagement/parent-resource-center

FCPS Parent Resource Center:

Setting the Stage for Distance Learning Success: A Webinar for Families

Transitioning to distance learning can be overwhelming.  Join us to learn important strategies to help support your child’s learning in elementary, middle, or high school. 

Webinar Highlights:

  • Setting realistic expectations for this unique time period
  • Setting new routines
  • Designing organization systems for your home
  • Building strategies to support everyone’s needs
  • Preparing for and addressing challenges as they arise


Presented by Erika Deem and Valrie Eisele, FCPS Parent Resource Center Professionals.

Friday, May 1, 2020, 10 a.m.-noon. 

Register for Setting the Stage for Distance Learning Success: A Webinar for Families

FCPS MS After-School @ Home

FCPS Middle School After-School has put together a number of virtual after-school activities to engage middle school students in the arts, music, STEM, physical fitness, cooking, games, puzzles, literature, and more – things students can do at home. 

FCPS students can access these virtual after-school activities by joining the "FCPS MS After-School @ Home" Google Classroom. 

The classroom code is: t673w7v.

Once your student has joined the classroom, there are a variety of topics they can choose from in the "Classwork" tab. We hope your students enjoy this site, and that it helps them actively pursue their interests during this time of social distancing. If you or your student have ideas for other activities, please email your After-School Program Specialist or use the "FCPS MS @ Home Interest Form" located on the classroom home page. 

School Outreach

Mantua ES

April 27, 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Your child will have the opportunity to access activities from all the specialist teachers beginning Tuesday,April 28,2020. You can find these extra activities through your classroom teacher’s blackboard site by clicking on the “Specials” button in the menu. Specialists Team lessons will be posted HERE once a week.

Communication/Office Hours

All specialists will also host virtual “office hours” beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2020 through Blackboard Collaborate.

COVID 19 Web Links

FCPS www.fcps.edu 

Fairfax County https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19/