Friday, September 25, 2020
Hello Birchview Parents and Guardians:
We would like to share that you have been extremely caring and respectful in terms of following the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's protocols, and we thank those that continue to call the school and update us about your child(ren) if ill or absent.
When calling into safe arrival please, if it is warranted, let us know if you are checking in with a health provider (family doctor, walk-in clinic etc) or having your child(ren) tested.
- Everyday please call the safe arrival line updating the school – eg waiting for Dr appt, waiting for test, waiting for results, child is not symptom free etc
- If you receive a negative result, it's important that you call us first as we will let the teacher know that your child is returning to school.
- If your doctor provides you with a diagnosis other than COVID-19 please let us know.If the health care provider decides that your child has another condition (an alternative diagnosis) and that the condition is not COVID-19, your child may return to school with a negative test when they have been free of symptoms for 24 hours.
As always, we thank you all for working with us during these unusual times.