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What are CDC’s recommendations for school openings during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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Can COVID-19 outbreaks occur in schools?
Some outbreaks have occurred in schools, leading to closures. Significant secondary transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection can and does occur in school settings when mitigation strategies are not implemented or are not followed. When outbreaks occur in school settings, they tend to result in increased transmission among teachers and school staff rather than among students.
What does it mean when you go to school virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Students and teachers engage in virtual-only classes, activities, and events.
What should I do if I am arriving from Denmark during the COVID-19 pandemic?
From 4am on 7 November, British Nationals, or residents, who are returning to the UK directly or indirectly from Denmark will need to self-isolate along with all other members of their household until 2 weeks have passed since they were last in Denmark. Unlike other travel to the UK, there will be no exemptions to this quarantine policy.
When should you wash your hands during the COVID-19 pandemic?
You should wash your hands:• after using the toilet or changing a nappy• before and after handling raw foods like meat and vegetables• before eating or handling food• after blowing your nose, sneezing or coughing• before and after treating a cut or wound• after touching animals, including pets, their food and after cleaning their cages
Are public toilets open during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Public toilets, portable toilets and toilets inside premises should be kept open and carefully managed to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.
What should not be done while self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic?
You must not leave your home if you’re self-isolating.•do not go to work, school or public places – work from home if you can•do not go on public transport or use taxis•do not go out to get food and medicine – order it online or by phone, or ask someone to bring it to your home•do not have visitors in your home, including friends and family – except for people providing essential care•do not go out to exercise – exercise at home or in your garden, if you have one