Return to School Update - October 20

Return to School Update - October 20

Fairfax County Health Department

 

Oct. 20

New Cases: 83

Total Cases: 22,999

Confirmed: 21,922

Probable:       1077

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

Total Hospitalized: 2,239

Total Deaths: 617

 

 

Oct. 19

New Cases: 70

Total Cases: 22,916

Confirmed: 21,869

Probable:       1,047

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

Total Hospitalized: 2,239

Total Deaths: 617

 

 

New Data On Community Transmission By Region Provided In Virginia

New data on community transmission

 

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

Return to School News; October 19

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/VAEDUFCPS/bulletins/2a5dc65

 

Fairfax County schools moving forward with plan to get more kids back in classrooms

https://wtop.com/fairfax-county/2020/10/fairfax-county-schools-moving-forward-with-plan-to-get-more-kids-back-in-classrooms/

 

Didi’s Voice

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2020/10/19/thomas-jefferson-high-school-diversity/

 

FCPS Proposes Pilot for Joint In-Person and Virtual Learning

https://www.restonnow.com/2020/10/15/fcps-proposes-oct-19-pilot-for-joint-in-person-and-virtual-learning/

 

Northern Virginia schools inch closer to reopening campuses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/northern-virginia-schools-inch-closer-to-reopening-campuses/2020/10/15/bc1a69e8-0f1c-11eb-b1e8-16b59b92b36d_story.html

 

 

Superintendent

 

October 19 Town Hall

https://youtu.be/HLhBcmWJo1U

 

 

Media

School enrollment is down across Virginia, threatening $155 million in cuts

https://www.pilotonline.com/news/education/dp-nw-enrollment-drop-budget-20201016-hr2zbdfmuveqzotbxpyr6ebaye-story.html#nws=true

 

Virginia Beach’s new online COVID dashboard offers virus stats by school

https://www.vbschools.com/parents/fall_2020_plan/coviddashboard

 

 

FCPS Food Distribution

Day 

Date 

Total 

Monday  

10/5/2020 

46,792 

Tuesday 

10/6/2020 

47,251 

Wednesday 

10/7/2020 

50,044 

Thursday 

10/8/2020 

49,577 

Friday 

10/9/2020 

58,695 

Saturday 

10/10/2020 

34,937 

Sunday 

10/11/2020 

33,194 

Monday 

10/12/2020 

28,730 

Tuesday 

10/13/2020 

51,878 

Wednesday 

10/14/2020 

56,940 

Thursday 

10/15/2020 

57,690 

Friday 

10/16/2020 

66,461 

Saturday 

10/17/2020 

38,371 

Sunday 

10/18/2020 

36,776 

Monday 

10/19/2020 

52,270 

Tuesday 

10/20/2020 

57,663 

Total Meals Served Since March 14: 3,885,102 (through Oct. 20)

 

 

Resources

 

Parent Resource Center

 

Encouraging Positive Behaviors at Home Series 

  • 10/22/20: Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control
    • Parents/guardians will review strategies and methods to teach self-control strategies and general tips on how to proactively prevent challenging behaviors

Thursday October 22, 2020, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Register for Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control

 

Dyslexia Awareness Month: A Webinar for Families

Join the FCPS Dyslexia Specialist, Carrie Leestma for an Update on FCPS Resources.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Register for Dyslexia Awareness Month: A Webinar for Families

 

Launching Your Adolescent into Adulthood

A recent survey of young adults in the US reported that nearly 45% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 now live with their parents - even though they are employed.

This session will provide:

  • 10 Tips to help launch your young adult successfully into adulthood
  • Strategies to teach your child “soft” employment, money management and communication/self-advocacy skills.

Presented by Dr. Amy Fortney Parks, LPC, ACS, Owner of The Wise Family Counseling & Assessment Services in Alexandria and Arlington

Friday, October 30, 2020 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Register for: Launching Your Adolescent into Adulthood

 

 

***Next Update Oct.. 22****