Health & Safety Protocols

  • Health and safety of students and staff is at the forefront of our work, and Westonka Public Schools continues to utilize the most up-to-date guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

    Recommendations for safety protocols are expected to be continuously evolving and the protocols below will be modified as needed based on current guidance, research and best practices.

Prevention Practices

  • Staying Home When Sick

  • Daily Self-Screening

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Handwashing & Hygiene

  • Social Distancing

School Safety Practices

  • District COVID-19 Health Coordinator

  • School COVID-19 Coordinators

  • Staff Training

  • Visitors and Volunteers

  • Large Group Gatherings

  • Transportation

  • Arrival and Dismissal

  • Social Distancing Reminders

  • Classroom Seating

  • Healthy Hygiene Reminders

  • Food Service

  • Passing Times

  • Lockers

  • School Materials

  • Water Fountains

  • Ventilation

  • Recess

  • Alternate Learning Spaces

  • CARES Act Funding for Additional Safety Measures

Facility Cleaning

  • Routine Environmental Cleaning

  • Deep Cleaning

  • Staff Cleaning Responsibilities

  • Supplies Checks

  • Ventilation

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Contact

MDH Videos

  • COVID-19 Symptoms

    How to Safely Wear Your Mask

    How to Wash Your Hands

    Cleaning Hands With Hand Sanitizer