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COVID-19 Information
September 11, 2020

COVID–19 Information

In order to stay abreast of the complex and evolving situation in the United States and to exercise best practices in safeguarding our community, Brentwood School is remaining in constant communication with governmental and educational organizations.

We will update this page with information about COVID-19 as it relates to Brentwood School.

For the most detailed and up-to-date information on COVID-19, we encourage you to bookmark this page, watch our school calendar, and monitor the following websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Orgainization

Georgia Department of Public Health

Those who believe they may have been exposed to or infected with the novel coronavirus should seek medical care right away. Before you go to a clinic, doctor's office, or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.

CAMPUS VISITORS:

By visiting the campus of Brentwood School, you are agreeing to the following:

  • In the past 14 days, you have not come into close contact (within 6 feet) with someone who has a positive COVID-19 test or is presumed to have COVID-19.
  • You do not have COVID-19 or reason to believe you have COVID-19. Symptoms of COVID-19 include, but are not limited to, cough, fever, chills, muscle pain, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.
  • To your knowledge, you are not violating any travel restrictions or quarantine requirements.
  • You agree to wear a mask the entire time you are inside any campus building and also outside when you are unable to socially distance from others.
  • We have taken measures to help create a safe environment on campus; however, it is not possible to entirely remove the risk of COVID-19 exposure. By visiting the Brentwood School campus, you are accepting that risk.

Brentwood School Policies:

COVID-19 ILLNESS POLICY_09.10.2020

COVID-19 ILLNESS POLICY_08.24.2020

COVID-19 ILLNESS POLICY_08.04.2020

COVID-19 ILLNESS POLICY_07.23.2020

Links to correspondence sent to parents, faculty and staff of Brentwood School:

2020-2021 School Year:

Back to School – Important Information 07.23.2020

School begins on Campus August 7th – Important Return to Campus Info 07.13.2020

2019-2020 School Year:

Next Packet Pick Up Day is Tuesday April 28th Email 04.24.2020

New Campus Closure Update Email 04.03.2020

Distance Learning Update - New Return to School Date Email 03.30.2020

Brentwood Office Closure Details Email 03.17.2020

Important Campus Closure Email 03.13.2020

COVID-19 Monitoring Update Email 03.05.2020

Communicable Illness Outbreak Monitoring Update Email 02.27.2020

Links to other helpful resources:

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus

How to Talk to Children About Difficult News

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When should I keep my child home from school?

Do not send your child to school if you suspect he or she may be ill or has exhibited any of the following signs or symptoms:

  • An elevated temperature of 100.4 degrees or more during the last 24 hours.
  • Vomiting within the last 24 hours.
  • Repeated episodes of diarrhea within the last 24 hours.
  • Chills, loss of appetite, unusual fatigue, and/or lingering headache.
  • A significant amount of nasal discharge, particularly if the discharge is yellow or greenish in color.
  • A persistent cough.
  • A significant sore throat.
  • An earache.

If you suspect that you or your child has a serious communicable disease, you must notify the school so we can comply with reporting requirements.

What happens if my child feels sick while at school?

While we usually monitor ill students for a period of time, given the circumstances, parents will be immediately called to pick up their child as quickly as possible.

What can families, students, and school personnel do to keep from getting sick and spreading COVID-19?

The CDC recommends the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water when your hands are visibly dirty.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash hands.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.


Brentwood School
725 Linton Road
Sandersville, Georgia 31082
(478) 552-5136
info@brentwoodschool.org
Brentwood School
725 Linton Road
Sandersville, Georgia 31082