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Weekly Update: March 16-20

Weekly Update: March 16-20

Thank you for another great week at OLF.  With all the is going on in our world right now, we wish you good health during this March Break.  Be safe everyone.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Minister of Education’s directive to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following March Break.

Considering this directive, all HCDSB schools will be CLOSED to students and school-based staff, effective March 14 through April 5, 2020.

How to Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Viruses

The best way to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses including COVID-19 is to:

• Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer;

• Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing; if no tissue is available, then sneeze or cough into the sleeve or arm;

• Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces regularly; and

• Stay home if ill until your symptoms resolve

Please see the following attachment which was recently in an email from our Director of HCDSB, Mr. Pat Daly with some FAQ’s.

https://www.hcdsb.org/Parents/safeandhealthy/Documents/COVID-19-SchoolClosuresFAQforParentsandStudents-final.pdf

Lunchbox Orders

In lieu of the school closure, Lunchbox will be cancelling the deliveries scheduled from March 23 – April 3.  They will be notifying parents of the cancellation and a credit will be placed on their Lunchbox Orders account. 

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Parish News

Please see the attached Parish Bulletin for information.

As well, for any parishioners attending mass, please be advised that Mass at OLF will be cancelled for the next 3 weekends (March 21/22, March 28/29, April 4/5)

Bulletin for March 15

Wishing you a wonderful week – the Staff of Our Lady of Fatima CES

Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update: March 16-20