“As expected, we are seeing increased community spread, and as more testing occurs, we will continue to see significantly more cases,” Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, said in a statement Saturday afternoon. “Our healthcare providers are prepared to see more cases, but we must all do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 in order to minimize strain on our healthcare system and other service providers.” #flattenthecurve
Here are some links to what LBUSD , City of Long Beach , and the CDC are advising. There's some good graphics in a variety of languages explaining symptoms and detailing precautions.
This is also a great article from the National Association of School Psychologists discussing how to approach the topic of COVID-19 with our children: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
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