SISD Communications, about 17 hours ago
Good morning SISD!
You hear it all the time during flu season: wash your hands to prevent the spread of flu. You may have heard advice encouraging you to do the same to stop the spread of COVID-19. But do you know why this simple practice works so effectively? Washing your hands with soap and water breaks up the molecules of the virus and washes them away, preventing the virus from infecting you or others.
To be able to effectively and reliably break up the virus cells, you must wash your hands thoroughly and vigorously for at least 20 seconds. Doing this can be incredibly effective! In fact, a study showed that when a group of elementary aged school children participated in supervised handwashing 2-4 times per day, the spread of a similar virus was reduced by 47%
While it is important to wash your hands, it is also important that we all regularly disinfect surfaces.
COVID-19 has been shown to live for up to three days on various surfaces. If you must leave your home for essential services, be sure to wash your hands as soon as you return and disinfect any surfaces you may have touched. If someone in your home is ill, it’s also important to regularly disinfect. Applying soap and water plus commonly used disinfectants to frequently touched surfaces will break up the virus and carry it away, in the same way soap kills and carries away the virus on your hands.
We hope you and your family are able to regularly take these simple steps, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and help your family to stay well. For more information on preventing the spread of COVID-19, visit www.tea.texas.gov/staywell.
Your friends at SISD
SISD Communications, 1 day ago
Practice Social Distancing
To avoid the spread of COVID-19 in our community, practice social distancing:
• Avoid going out in public
• When in public, keep six feet of distance between you and others
• Follow guidance provided by local and state officials.
Get more information at https://texas.gov/covid19
#covid19 #texasstrong #stayhome
Practica el distanciamiento social
Para prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 en nuestra comunidad, practique el distanciamiento social:
• Evite salir en público
• Cuando esté en público, mantenga una distancia de seis pies entre usted y los demás.
• Seguir las recomendaciones de los funcionarios locales y estatales.
Obtenga más información en https://texas.gov/covid19
# covid19 #texasfuerte #quedateencasa
SISD Communications, 3 days ago
The SISD community must work together to fight COVID-19. Head to http://tea.texas.gov/staywell
for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon.
La comunidad del SISD debe trabajar en equipo para luchar contra COVID-19. Visite la página Https://tea.texas.gov/mantentebien
para obtener información vital sobre como detener el contagio. Si nos mantenemos separados ahora, estaremos juntos más pronto.
SISD Communications, 3 days ago
Mr. Maney, our STEM Coordinator, has taken part in another fantastic At-Home STEM Learning Experience and he wanted to share with our SISD Family! Texas 4-H is offering FREE Virtual Space Camp for students. Each week is new activities and an opportunity to work virtually with students from all over the world! Check out the Facebook link to get your family registered and learn alongside Mr. Maney!