Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
In accordance with the latest guidelines set by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Northgate School District is amending its Health and Safety plan to make face masks recommended but not required beginning on April 5. This change will go into effect if the community level of transmission of COVID-19 remains low to medium. We will continue to require masking in our Pre-K program classrooms.
If the community transmission level becomes high, we will return to universal indoor masking, per the CDC’s guidelines.
Effective immediately, masks will be recommended but not required for after school activities, with the exception of groups meeting in classrooms. Individuals in those groups will need to continue to wear a mask.
Masking also will remain required for anyone attending the Northgate High School musical on April 1 and 2.
These changes to the Health and Safety plan were approved by the district’s Board of Directors at its March 14 meeting.
School administrators will continue to closely monitor COVID-19 cases and meet with the Allegheny County Health Department on a regular basis. If there is an increase in cases within the district, we will work with county health officials to determine if there is a need to return to universal masking.
The school district has KN95 masks available upon request for students and visitors.
We appreciate our community’s continued efforts, patience and understanding during this time. Those efforts have helped us continue to offer a quality education to our students throughout the pandemic.
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