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  • EXTENDED SCHOOL CLOSURE ANNOUNCED: Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their county superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. 
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  • Do I need to get tested for covid-19 infographic from CADPH Staying Healthy During Shelter in Place

    There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).

    Every person has a role to play. So much of protecting yourself and your family comes down to common sense:

    • Washing hands with soap and water.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. If surfaces are dirty, clean them using detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
    • Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.
    • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
    • Staying away from other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.
    • Following guidance from public health officials.
    • Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.

    Information and graphic from California Department of Public Health