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Notice to Discontinue Pooled Testing

Notice to Discontinue Pooled Testing
Notice to families and staff to discontinue pooled testing at BHS. This letter is to inform you of our decision to discontinue our participation in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Department of Public Health (DPH) funded COVID-19 pooled testing program for Belmont High School students and staff.
Categories: Health Notices, COVID-19 Update

Covid-19 Vaccine Announcement

Covid-19 Vaccine Announcement
We are happy to announce that we are partnering with Pelmeds Pharmacy to offer the 2 dose of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination series to our students ages 12 and up. Their team of vaccinators will come onsite to our school to provide immunizations on May 24, 2021, 8 am -2 pm, at the Chenery AND 8 am - 12 pm at Belmont High School. 
Categories: Health Notices, COVID-19 Update

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin - Protocols for Responding to COVID Exposures

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin - Protocols for Responding to COVID Exposures
Protocols for Responding to COVID Scenarios
Categories: Health and Nursing Bulletin

Face coverings while in our buildings and on our school grounds

Face coverings while in our buildings and on our school grounds
Please note that the Belmont Public Schools still require all staff, students, parents, and guardians (regardless of vaccination status) to wear face coverings while in our buildings and on our school grounds. Please continue to review the importance of a properly fitting mask with your students to ensure the health and safety of everyone. 
Categories: Health Notices, COVID-19 Update

REVISED BPS Travel Guidelines

REVISED BPS Travel Guidelines
ALL students are expected to provide a PCR test after travel out of Massachusetts for greater than 24 hours.
Categories: Health Notices

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin #8

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin #8
Daily Symptom Check and Seasonal Allergy information. Those with asthma and seasonal allergies may experience an increase in symptoms as the pollen levels rise. Some of these symptoms such as itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, post-nasal drip, cough, and even allergic asthma symptoms of wheezing and shortness of breath mimic those of COVID-19.
Categories: Health and Nursing Bulletin

Mask/Face Covering Protocols - Bulletin #7

Mask/Face Covering Protocols - Bulletin #7
Masks or face coverings are one of the most important mitigation tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Masks covering the nose and mouth are to be worn by ALL students, staff, visitors, and vendors. 
Categories: Health and Nursing Bulletin

BPS Updated Travel Guidelines

BPS Updated Travel Guidelines
As of March 22, 2021, the Massachusetts Travel Order was downgraded to an Advisory. Belmont will continue to follow guidelines including testing or quarantine following out-of-state travel.
Categories: Health Notices, For Students and Parents

Elementary School Nurse's Welcome Message for BPS Families!

Elementary School Nurse's Welcome Message for BPS Families!
Welcome video and mitigation education. We hope that this video helps to answer some questions you may be having and helps your child prepare for our full return to school in April. Your school nurses are here for you.
Categories: Uncategorized, Health Recommendations , For Students and Parents

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin #6

BPS Health and Safety Bulletin #6
Travel and Return to School and Sports PE's. Thank you for your continued efforts on behalf of our students and for providing a safe environment for everyone in our schools. Our mitigation strategies are working within our school buildings.
Categories: Uncategorized, Health and Nursing Bulletin
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