Health and Safety FAQ

Health and safety iconAs we face this new challenge together, there are many questions. Here are our best answers as of today - please check back often to this page, as we will be adding new information, and the answers could change in light of this quickly evolving situation.

What precautions are you taking in Park Hill?
All our employees are wearing masks and gloves in situations where social distancing is not possible. We provided plexiglass shields at our food distribution sites, and we hope to get more of these as needed.

What do we need to screen for at home before coming to a Park Hill school or building?
Thank you for partnering with the Park Hill School District as we try to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Every day, before coming to school or work in Park Hill, we ask staff to check yourself for these symptoms, and we ask parents to check and ask your child if they have any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever*
  • Cough
  • Rash
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Loss of taste or smell

*According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a fever is 100.4 F or greater.

  • We ask staff members and students who have had any of the above symptoms in the past 24 hours to stay home from school or work until symptoms resolve.

  • We ask staff members and students who feel healthy but have recently had close contact with a person with COVID-19 to stay home and monitor their health until 14 days after their last exposure.

  • We ask staff members and students who have taken any fever-reducing medications such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen in the past 24 hours to stay home until they are fever-free without the use of medication for 24 hours.

What precautions are you taking for summer school?
As we open our doors for summer school, we are taking precautions to protect our students’ and staff members’ health and safety. Our precautions, outlined here, come from public health officials’ guidance. All these guidelines could change if we receive new instructions from officials.

Will I get a notification if someone in Park Hill gets sick?
If we receive news of someone in our Park Hill family getting sick from the COVID-19 virus, we will follow the guidance of our public health officials on whom to notify. 

Where can I find more health information about COVID-19?