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COVID-19 Information for Staff & Families

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The COVID-19 situation is expanding and changing rapidly around the world and here in Alberta. The health and safety of staff and students is a priority in Livingstone Range School Division and we want to reassure our staff, students, and parents that we have a management plan to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 in our jurisdiction.

We will continue to share information about COVID-19 to help staff and families be informed, consider spring travel plans, and practice good hygiene habits to help prevent illness.

The following information about COVID-19 is provided by Alberta Health Services. 

CLICK HERE to view or download a PDF of this information sheet.


COVID-19 is a coronavirus, which is a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. These viruses can spread from person to person through close contact. COVID-19 is believed to be spread mainly by coughing, sneezing, or direct contact with someone who is sick with COVID-19 or with surfaces they have recently touched.


To help protect you and your family against all respiratory illnesses, including flu and COVID-19, you should:

  • Wash your hands often and well
  • Avoid touching your face, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • When sick, cover your cough and sneezes and then wash your hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Don't share items that may have saliva on them such as drinking glasses and water bottles
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched, such as taps, doorknobs, and countertops
  • Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill


For Albertans looking to prepare for COVID-19, Alberta public health officials recommend the following:

  • Create a household plan of action with practical steps like ensuring you have sufficient medication supplies. There is no need to purchase food or supplies in bulk at this time.
  • Practice good personal health habits.
  • Choose a room in your home that can be used to separate sick household members from those who are healthy. Identify a separate bathroom for the sick person to use, if possible.
  • Plan to clean these rooms, as needed, when someone is sick.


If you have symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have travelled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link 811.

All Albertans are encouraged to visit or for
guidance around prevention, testing, and other useful information.

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