Campion Academy continues to monitor the information provided by the Colorado government, Colorado Department of Health, Center for Disease Control, and World Health Organization. Currently, Colorado has low numbers of confirmed or presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, however, Campion Academy is continuing to work diligently to keep the spread of the virus as low as we can.
During the extended spring break Campion Academy is taking additional measures to keep our staff and students safe and healthy. All buildings on the campus will be sprayed with a disinfectant effective against coronavirus including the residence halls, administration building, Hankins Hall, and the gymnasium. Additionally, we are limiting access to the campus, not allowing visitors on campus, and only allowing essential personnel into the buildings.
As a reminder, the COVID-19 virus is spread through person-to-person contact in people who are within close proximity to one another (within six feet). The mode of transport is respiratory droplets which are expelled through coughing or sneezing. These droplets then make their way into the nose or mouth of another individual and into their lungs. Additionally, the COVID-19 virus is two times more contagious than the influenza virus. This is why we are taking steps to reduce person-to-person exposure.
There are several things you can do besides reducing your social exposure, washing your hands, and avoiding touching your face to limit your risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus. Ellen White provides good and sound council on how to remain healthy. As Adventists, we know these principles as “New Start:”
There is a lot of information available regarding COVID-19, a few helpful resources are:
We will continue to keep you updated as we determine the best practices to put into place with this fluid problem. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.
Campion School Nurse