Stevens Responds to COVID-19
An internal task force has been convened to monitor, evaluate and respond to the latest information surrounding the novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The team is informing all school decisions being made and communications being shared with the Stevens community. We are also in touch with local health agencies as well as peer schools in our area. This page will continually be updated as the situation evolves.
The COVID-19 Task Force is monitoring a number of reliable sources for information, including:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH)
- Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering
- How is Stevens monitoring COVID-19
- How is Stevens enhancing its cleaning and hygiene protocols?
- How can I help to protect my child(ren)?
- I'm sick / my child is sick - what should we do?
- How will Stevens handle school absences in connection with COVID-19?
- How is Stevens handling school-run trips?
- What does Stevens plan to do about Spring Break Mini Camp?
- Does Stevens have any policies in place around families traveling over Spring Break?
- Will Stevens close in response to COVID-19?
- How is Stevens preparing for an extended close due to COVID-19?
- How is Stevens handling sports and community events?
- How is Stevens addressing discrimination and bias related to COVID-19?
- Who is on the Stevens COVID-19 Task Force?
Talking With Kids About COVID-19
While it is understandable that adults may be concerned about this situation, please keep in mind the importance of modeling calm and measured conversation regarding the situation with and around your children. Stay connected and seek support when needed.
Here are some resources that can facilitate conversation:
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus - ChildMind Institute
Supporting Kids During the COVID-19 Crisis - ChildMind Institute