Dear Tri-Village Families and Staff,
At Tri-Village Local Schools, the health, safety and well
being of students and staff are top priorities.
In recent weeks, we have seen a rapidly evolving situation with the
coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world and United States. With the disease
making headlines, district officials want to make sure to reinforce
preventative safety measures and to provide an update on how we are monitoring
The district has already seen a flu season that has impacted
many students, staff members and families to date. As we do with any increased flu activity, the
district takes precautionary measures to try and control the spread. Measures include regular reminders to our
Wash hands often
with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
Do not share
food, drinks or eating/drinking utensils.
contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when
Cough or sneeze
into an elbow or use a tissue and place immediately in the trash.
sleep and eat well balanced meals.
In addition to reminders to students, the district custodial
staff routinely cleans and disinfects frequently touched objects and
surfaces. Teachers regularly wipe
surfaces down during the day and when certain classrooms have seen a higher
rate of students absent due to the flu, that classroom receives additional
cleaning by the custodial staff. With
the slim potential of the onset of COVID-19, the district will take additional
cleaning measures and have supplies on hand.
Rest assured, district officials are monitoring the
situation abroad and taking guidance and recommendations from national, state
and local health agencies to prevent any infection of a respiratory virus on
our campus. While there are no reports
of the COVID-19 in our schools and as of the date of this statement, there are
no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, it is important that we all remain
informed and take reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of any
As the situation evolves, the district will maintain close
contact with appropriate officials, follow recommendations issued and keep you
informed of district plans. As mentioned
above, our primary concern is the health and safety of our students and
staff. Additional information is
available at the CDC website (https://www.cdc.gov) and the
Ohio Department of Health (https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/home). Those resources are also available through the district’s website.