There has been a great deal of information shared on Social Media concerning the Coronavirus 19. Chazy Central Rural School believes that the greatest thing we need to do as a school community is to understand the symptoms and minimize the opportunity to the best of our ability of introducing the virus to our community.
Please, always remember, we take the safety of our students and staff as our number one priority and we will always keep that in the forefront of all decisions that are being made.
The COVID-19 pandemic is garnering significant concern as it spreads in the United States and more cases are identified in New York State. The following agency websites will provide the best guidance for districts and BOCES to consider and implement:
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization
- NYS Education Department
- NYS Department of Health
- U.S. State Department
These are the key agencies to consult on the latest information and guidance. Please click on the links to their websites often, as information is constantly being update
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Information is being revised constantly. Please click on the following link to go to CDC’s COVID-19 Information Center.
World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO’s website has a continual updating feature. The information here is more global in nature and is not as prescriptive as the CDC website. Please click on the following link to go to the WHO’s COVID-19 Information Center.
New York State Education Department (NYSED)
NYSED is adding various resources for districts and BOCES to follow regarding COVID-19. Information can be accessed at:
New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)
The NYSDOH’s website has an area dedicated to COVID-19 that can be accessed at:
In addition, the state has established a Novel Coronavirus Hotline, which can provide additional information. Call 1-888-364-3065 with questions or concerns about travel and symptoms.
Additionally, contact information for your local department of health may be found at:
U.S. State Department
The U.S. State Department is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in consultation with the CDC. Check the following website regularly to see the status of travel to international destinations and the current threat level.