Hays CISD is closely monitoring information from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), Texas Department of State and Health Services (TDSHS), and the local health department regarding the novel coronavirus. This webpage will be updated regularly during the worldwide coronavirus event and will serve as the centralized Hays CISD coronavirus information headquarters.
The material provided on this webpage serves as official information from the district, or links to other official sources. Remember, all information on this page may change as new information becomes available or circumstances evolve. During any potential emergency or crisis, Hays CISD understands that people react and are affected in different ways.
The district always respects parents and employees to make decisions necessary for themselves and their families based on individual, unique needs.
Universal Healthy Practices
As a reminder, the CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol).
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.|
Hays CISD has suspended normal operations through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
During the suspension of normal operations, the district will continue to offer at-home and online learning, as well as grab-and-go meal service.
Hays CISD Questions & Answers
Understandibly, there are many questions regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and what may happen specifically at Hays CISD. The district has created a frequently asked questions page to address some of the most common inquiries.
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