New Westminster school district issues new daily health checklist

New Westminster Record: New Westminster families have been given a new, expanded health checklist as part of a provincial effort to keep people with COVID-19 symptoms out of schools. The school district has updated its daily health checklist in response to new February 2021 guidelines from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. Under the new guidelines, any student with at least one “key symptom” of illness is expected to stay home and get a health assessment (either from a health-care provider or 811) to determine whether COVID-19 testing is required.

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