DCSD safety regulations
The school district has outlined numerous safety practices and procedures as students return to class while COVID-19 is still a threat:
Students and staff will be instructed to stay home when sick.
All staff and students will be required to wear masks covering nose and mouth while in the schools and on the buses.
High touch areas (doorknobs, handles, etc.) will be sanitized daily.
Restrooms will be cleaned throughout the day.
Students and staff will maintain proper social distancing.
Desks will be adequately spaced.
No visitors will be permitted beyond the front office.
Students will be taught and reminded of proper hand-washing. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the building.
Sharing of items that are difficult to clean or disinfect will be discouraged.
Schools will provide physical guides, such as tape on floors or sidewalks and signs on walls, to ensure social distancing and create a safe traffic flow.
Signage about COVID-19 symptoms, preventing spreading germs, hand washing, etc., will be placed strategically throughout school and district buildings.
Drinking fountains will be off-limits. Students are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.
Classrooms and high traffic areas will be stocked with cleaner, paper towels and hand sanitizer.
Health offices will be managed to provide appropriate isolation of sick students or staff.
— Darlington County School District