COVID -19 Discussion Forum (Please see MASMS disclaimer on the home page).
 
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CLEANING
Links on the Subject of Soap and Water: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019ncov/community/disinfecting-building-facility.html CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fdisinfecting-building-facility.html

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools/clean.html

Video link on cleaning (Rochester sent this to the Big 9 group. They sent to all employees to share info about cleaning protocols) https://youtu.be/HuyGsunu_y4
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COVID -19 Discussion Forum
Use this forum to share information on the COVID-19.
To add a topic or question select "Add Forum Topic" (right side).
To share information on a topic, select the topic and select "New Message" (right side).
To view information click on the topic or message.
 
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FINANCIAL
School districts allocation for the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) funds
The link below shows each school districts allocation for the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) funds for district operations.Link:
https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Allocation%20of%20CRF%20funds%20to%20Schools.pdf

 
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HAND HYGIENE/HYGIENE
Hand Sanitizers - State Fire Marshall Division Link to PDF:

https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/SFM%20Code%20for%20handsanitizer%20dispenser%20placement.pdf

Hand-Hygiene Self Guided Tour

Below is a link to a self-guided CEU opportunity for MASMS members. They can walk-through all of the videos and Education specific information to better understand Hand-Hygiene. (Provided by GP PRO, a division of Georgia-Pacific)
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HVAC/CLEAN AIR
Harvard - CU K-12 Schools portable air cleaner calculator.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NEhk1IEdbEi_b3wa6gI_zNs8uBJjlSS-86d4b7bW098/edit#gid=1882881703

https://blog.priceindustries.com/improve-air-quality-in-schools-with-displacement-ventilation

Click here for FAQs on School Ventilation Convid19: https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/School%20Ventilation%20COVID19%20FAQS.pdf

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MASKS
EPA Tools & Resources Webinar: Effectiveness of Medical and Cloth Masks for COVID 19 - 1/27/21 3-4pm EST
https://www.epa.gov/research-states/epa-tools-resources-webinar-effectiveness-medical-and-cloth-masks-covid-19

 
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MENTAL HEALTH
Coping with Stress in the Pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fmanaging-stress-anxiety.html
Public Health Nursing Practice – Mental Well-being – MDH
https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/practice/research/phncouncil/topics.html

 
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PARTITIONS/FURNITURE
Cart with enclosed with poly: https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Cart%20Enclosed.pdf

Partitions or barriers CDC Guidelines from MN State Fire Marshal

NEW CDC guidelines for portable rigid partitions or barriers installed for COVID-19 protection from the MN State Fire Marshal - click here:

https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/SFMD%20Rigid%20Barriers%20and%20Partitions%20for%20COVID-19%20Protection.pdf
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PROCEDURES
Screening Forms for COVID - 19 (Employee|Visitor|Contractor)

Contractor Screening Form:

https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/COVID%20Contractor%20Screening%20Form.pdf

Visitor Screening Form:

https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/COVID%20Visitor%20Screening%20Form.pdf

Employee Screening Form:

https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Employee%20Screen%20Form.pdf
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REOPENING SCHOOLS
Checklist we put together to help Principals and program leads get their plan organized to open.
Click here for the list:
https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Checklist%20St%20Peters%20Schools%20did%20to%20help%20organize%20opening%20plan.pdf

 
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SAFETY/SAFETY PLANS
Fire Drills Safety during Covid19
https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/mn-school-safety-center/Documents/Drills During COVID_.pdf
ROCORI Safety Plan (Draft):
https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Safety%20Plan%20ROCORI%20COVID%20-19%20DRAFT.PDF

 
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SPACE
Classroom/Office Guidelines

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/132xOHrIqfA08wixj0XkHT8mhHdwSRz6P2wq0kwxZ9kE/edit#gid=0

Link to Safe Learning Plan for 2020

21:https://www.masms.org/sites/masms.org/files/files/Discussion%20Forum%20Files/Safe%20Learning%20Plan%20for%20the%202020-21%20School%20Year%20final.pdf

Occupant loads for COVID-19 restrictions

We just completed an information sheet on school occupant loads for COVID-19 restrictions. It’s posted on our website homepage. Here’s the link: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/sfm/Pages/default.aspx
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SPORTS
Sports Guidance document outlines the practical application of prevention strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among spor
This guidance document outlines the practical application of prevention strategies to reduce the
spread of COVID-19 among sports activities

 
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TESTING
Minnesota and Vault Medical Services have teamed up to offer at-home saliva testing for everyone, at no cost. Go to Vault: No-Cost COVID Testing For All Minnesotans to order a test.

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/athome.html



Guide for the saliva testing:(Posted 1/13/21)

http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/COVID-19-SalivaTestingforSchoolStaff-Q-and-A-121620.pdf



V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/vsafe.html
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Vaccinations
Information for where to get vaccinations, who can get vaccinations, and how schools can be part of that effort.
 
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