Return to School Update - October 8

Return to School Update - October 8

Fairfax County Health Department

Oct. 8

New Cases: 186

Total Cases: 21,845

Confirmed: 21,024

Probable:       821

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

Total Hospitalized: 2,206

Total Deaths: 610

 

Oct. 7

New Cases: 33

Total Cases: 21,659

Confirmed: 20,890

Probable:       769

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

Total Hospitalized: 2,206

Total Deaths: 609

 

A Shot at Prevention: COVID-19 Vaccine Planning Underway

https://fairfaxcountyemergency.wpcomstaging.com/2020/10/07/a-shot-at-prevention-covid-19-vaccine-planning-underway/

 

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

Fairfax school board poised to eliminate admissions test at Thomas Jefferson High School

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/thomas-jefferson-high-admissions-change/2020/10/07/0a1f8faa-08a7-11eb-9be6-cf25fb429f1a_story.html

 

Governor Northam Directs More Than $220 Million in CARES Act Funding to Virginia’s K-12 Schools

https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/october/headline-860767-en.html

 

Ombudsman Provides Confidential Resource For Students, Families, Employees, And The Public For Fairfax County

https://patch.com/virginia/oakton/ombudsman-provides-confidential-resource-students-families-employees-public-fairfax

 

Some Fairfax County Students Begin In-Person Classes

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/coronavirus/some-fairfax-county-students-begin-in-person-classes/2438612/

 

Superintendent

Oct. 7:  TJ Town Hall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXJO5OIP8IQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Media

Ombudsman Provides Confidential Resource for Students, Families, Employees, and the Public

Ombudsman provides confidential resource=

 

FCPS Food Distribution

 

Day 

Date 

Total 

Monday 

9/21/2020 

33,347 

Tuesday 

9/22/2020 

37,647 

Wednesday 

9/23/2020 

39,317 

Thursday 

9/24/2020 

39,233 

Friday 

9/25/2020 

43,736 

Saturday 

9/26/2020 

31,110 

Sunday 

9/27/2020 

28,597 

Monday 

9/28/2020 

43,142 

Tuesday 

9/29/2020 

47,360 

Wednesday 

9/30/2020 

49,017 

Thursday 

10/1/2020 

49,277 

Friday 

10/2/2020 

55,651 

Saturday 

10/3/2020 

33,694 

Sunday 

10/4/2020 

31,685 

Monday  

10/5/2020 

46,792 

Tuesday 

10/6/2020 

47,251 

Wednesday 

10/7/2020 

50,044 

Thursday 

10/8/2020 

49,577 

Total Meals Served Since March 14: 3,311,497 (through Oct. 8)

 

Resources

Parent Resource Center

SibShops: A Webinar for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs

The Sibshop workshops are for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in Fairfax County Public Schools who have siblings with special needs to:

  • Meet other siblings in a relaxed, virtual setting.
  • Celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
  • Share sibling experiences and receive peer support.
  • Play games and have fun!
     

Monday, November 2, 2020, 10 - 11:00a.m. or 1 – 2:00pm

Register for SibShops: A Webinar for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs

 

Encouraging Positive Behaviors at Home Series

  • 10/22/20: Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control
  • 11/19/20: Challenging Behaviors: ABCs of Behavior & How to Respond
    • Strategies and methods to teach self-control strategies
    • General tips on how to proactively, prevent challenging behaviors
  • 12/17/20:All Behavior Happens for a Reason: Behavior as Communication
  • 01/21/21: Strategies for Increasing Replacement Behaviors
  • 02/18/21: Teaching your Children to Follow Directions
  • 03/18/21: Effectively Communicating with Your Child
  • 04/22/21: Minimizing Prompts and Maximizing Your Child’s Independence

Thursday November 19, 2020, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Register for Challenging Behaviors: ABCs of Behavior & How to Respond

 

Return to School FAQs

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

***Next Update Oct.. 13****