Update on Coronavirus

School District No. 83 would like to share this coronavirus update with our parents and guardians. This update is from Interior Health’s Medical Health Officer Karin Goodison.
Goodison explains the highest number of infections from coronavirus continues to be reported from Hubei Province, China. There have been a small number of cases of COVID-19 in B.C. which are being closely managed.

The risk to British Columbians remains low.
She adds that as their knowledge of this virus increases, they are adjusting the public health recommendations. “We now have early evidence that this virus can cause mild to severe symptoms, and it is possible that people will not recognize symptoms that are mild. “

Here is the full letter:
https://carsd83.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/parent-guardian-letter-2019-ncov-february-12-2020-2.pdf