COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Community Education Participant Safety

Our participants' safety is our number one priority. In accordance with state health guidelines and direction from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), and the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), the following changes will be necessary for community education programming to decrease the risk of COVID-19 exposure:

  • We will practice social distancing and align with the state safety recommendations by placing students in small groups and utilizing highly predictable settings.
  • All programs will be subject to small groups of no more than 10 people.
  • Enhanced cleaning practices will be in place in all buildings.
  • Staff and participants will be encouraged to preform frequent hand hygiene.
  • Participants will be required to complete a health screening before proceeding to class.
  • All participants are required to comply with social distancing expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the program and the premises.

Participants must stay home if they are ill. Parents need to be on alert for signs of illness in their children and to keep them home when they are sick.

  • Participants must be healthy and symptom free for the last 10 days and have a temperature under 100 degrees fahrenheit. Symptoms include the following:
    •  Symptoms of COVID-19 may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
    • Participants who have been in close contact with someone who was diagnosed or suspected to have COVID-19 within the last 14 days cannot attend.
    • Participants who appear ill will be removed from the program. If the participant is a minor, the parent or guardian will be contacted.
    • If a participant is diagnosed or presumed positive for COVID-19, please contact the Fridley Community Center immediately at 763-502-5100 or Linda Snyder, Licensed School Nurse and District Nurse Coordinator for COVID-19 at 763-502-5627.

Be aware that we reserve the right to conduct additional screening at our discretion.

To view our complete COVID-19 Preparedness Plan,

Thank you for being a valued Community Education participant. We hope that we will see you soon!

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Symptoms are similar to other respiratory illnesses and include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The majority of respiratory illnesses are not COVID-19. 

District fficials are closely monitoring information and following the recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in terms of the district’s response to this virus.

Find the latest information from MDH on COVID-19 online. To find Anoka County COVID-19 specific updates click this link https://www.anokacounty.us/3850/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-Situation-Summary

If you have additional questions about the virus, please contact the MDH Hotline at 651-201-3920. Calls are answered Monday - Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.

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