Return to School Update - July 6

Return to School Update - July 6

Fairfax County Health Department

 July 6

New Cases: *52

Total Cases: 14,331

Confirmed: 13,902

Probable:       429

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

Total Hospitalized: 1,679

Total Deaths: 510

 

Health Department Encourages Residents to Get Tested for COVID-19

The Fairfax County Health Department is encouraging anyone who has symptoms or an exposure to COVID-19 to get tested right away. There are currently nearly 30 sites across the Fairfax Health District offering COVID-19 testing for both insured and uninsured residents.

 

COVID-19 Testing Information in Fairfax

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/sites/health/files/assets/documents/pdf/covid19_testing_fairfax.pdf

 

Fairfax County Health Department COVID-19 Data Dashboard

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19/case-information

 

Instruction

 

Special Education Letter sent to families today

Special Education Letter  

 

The Phase Guidance for Virginia Schools has been updated

https://www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/governor-of-virginia/pdf/Final-Phase-Guidance-for-Virginia-Schools-6.9.20.pdf

 

Reopening Schools Plan

https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/FCPSReopeningSchoolsPlan.pdf


 

Fairfax Co. teachers advocate to stay out of the classroom this fall

https://wtop.com/fairfax-county/2020/07/fairfax-co-teachers-advocate-to-stay-out-of-the-classroom-this-fall/

 

Fairfax County schools could go virtual again if coronavirus resurges

https://forthuntherald.com/fairfax-county-schools-could-go-virtual-again-if-coronavirus-resurges/

 

American Academy of Pediatrics president says schools should reopen

https://www.today.com/parents/american-academy-pediatrics-president-push-schools-reopen-t185806

 

Resources

 

Return to School FAQs

https://www.fcps.edu/return-school/return-school-questions-and-answers

 

Food Distribution

 

Day

Date

Total

Monday

6/22/2020

17,850

Tuesday

6/23/2020

17,520

Wednesday

6/24/2020

18,253

Thursday

6/25/2020

18,053

Friday

6/26/2020

21,719

Monday

6/29/2020

17,487

Tuesday

6/30/2020

17,385

Wednesday

7/01/2020

17,610

Thursday

7/02/2020

22,071

Monday

7/06/2020

16,326

 

Total Meals Served Since March 14: 1,691,495 (through July 6)

 

Media

Arlington Public Schools --  

For SY 2020-21, APS will provide families the opportunity to select the instructional delivery method that works best for their students due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Families will need to log in to ParentVUE by 7/20 to make this selection. apsva.us/post/student-i…

 

Prince William teachers await details so they can plan for new school year

https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/prince-william-teachers-await-details-so-they-can-plan-for-new-school-year/article_abe76b2c-bc9a-11ea-82dd-9323acefe184.html

 

Fairfax County Public Schools announces new anti-racism curriculum

https://www.fox5dc.com/news/fairfax-county-public-schools-announces-new-anti-racism-curriculum

 

Teachers must get back into the classroom for our students’ sake

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/letters-to-the-editor/we-must-get-back-into-the-classroom-for-our-students-sake/2020/07/02/7ab1d6d0-bb11-11ea-97c1-6cf116ffe26c_story.html

 

 

***Next Update July 8****