Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Monroe County Department of Health:

COVID-19 testing is now available for anyone symptomatic. If you are a member of the public with symptoms and would like a test, you are encouraged to make an appointment as soon as possible. This is not an antibody test. It is to detect the COVID-19 virus.

Please call (888) 364-3065 or visit https://covid19screening.health.ny.gov/ and click "Start Assessment".
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 June 1-5 Student Menu
Offerings


Weekdays, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
*Please note: Fridays meals will be distributed on Thursday.


 
  #SpencerportTogether
Dinner Subsidy Initiative


 
   Click this link for June 1-5
Dinner Subsidy
 


Total number of meals served, between the student distribution and #SpencerportTogether dinner subsidy is: 

 51,440 meals served  16,000 meals served


This page contains updates and proactive measures we are taking as a district related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, information and guidance provided by the Monroe County and NYS Health Departments, along with the Center for Disease Control are also posted in this section. If you have any questions, please email info@spencerportschools.org

 

What is the New York State on PAUSE?

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/new-york-state-pause




Reminder: all fields, playgrounds, courts are closed
It is imperative that we practice social distancing in its entirety. All of our fields, playgrounds, courts and facilities are CLOSED at this time. This includes our main campus, Munn and Taylor. #SpencerportTogether #FlattenTheCurve  

Closing map




Words to know:

Coronavirus – A large family of viruses that are common in people and many different species of animals.

COVID-19 – Abbreviation for the coronavirus disease 2019, a disease caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.

Social Distancing – Measures intended to limit the movement of people in order to interrupt the transmission of infectious, contagious diseases.
• Isolation – Separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.

Quarantine – Separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick.

Community Spread – When people have been infected with the virus in an area and some are not sure how or where they became infected.

Epidemic – Affecting or tending to affect a disproportionately large number of individuals within a population, community or region at the same time.

Pandemic – Occurring over a wide geographic area and affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population.

Presumptive Positive - Individuals with at least one respiratory specimen that tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 at a state or local laboratory

Sources: U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary



Please limit the spread of any respiratory illness, including flu and COVID-19 by:
Hand wash

• Frequently washing hands with soap and using hand sanitizer as needed.
   
(Link to CDC on hand washing and its importance.)

• Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.

• Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

• Staying home when you are sick.

• Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

• Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Medical experts consistently share that these simple steps continue to be our best defense.