LWTG's COVID-19 RESPONSE
The safety of our families and our staff is our highest priority.
We realize that families are managing so many changing realities and are grateful for your patience as we work to navigate the complexities of operating our program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
LWTG Teachers and Board of Directors are regularly reviewing guidance from our public health officials, Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), our local Public Health Department, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), LWTECH and local school districts, the Organization for Parenting Education Programs (OPEP), and other organizations to ascertain the most appropriate course of action.
LWTG is working diligently to prioritize the safety of our families and staff while providing meaningful programming for all the families we serve.
COVID-19 SAFETY AND HEALTH DAILY HEALTH SCREENING
• Health screening for signs of being sick for all staff, adults and children at entry each day.
• At drop-off times with the child’s family
• Staff, adults or children, sick with any illness must stay home.
Ask the parents or guardians the following questions (Working parents must also answer the questions):
Does your child have any of the following symptoms that are not attributable to another condition now or in
the past 3 days (72 hours)?
· A cough
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
· A fever of 100.4°F or higher or a sense of having a fever
· A sore throat
· New loss of taste or smell
· Muscle or body aches
· Congestion/running nose – not related to seasonal allergies
· Unusual fatigue
Has your child or anyone in your household had any of the above symptoms?
Has your child or anyone in your household tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days or are awaiting
results of a COVID-19 test due to possible exposure or symptoms?
Has your child or anyone in your household been told by a public health or medical professional to self-monitor,
self-isolate, or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days.
Has your child been in close contact with anyone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19
Has your child had any medication to reduce a fever before coming to care?
Do not allow entrance to class for the child or adult if the answer to any of the above questions is “yes.”
If the answer to all of the above questions is “no”, check the child for signs of being sick, such as flushed