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On March 15, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the closure of all K-12 schools would be extended through April 17 and then re-evaluated based upon the public health conditions. During this unfortunate time, Hampton School District’s student education will continue through alternative methods of instruction (AMI). This extended timeframe for AMI and online instruction will be a new process for the staff, parents, and students. Adjustments will be made along the way as necessary to respond to the needs of everyone involved.
Remember children need to be aware of the virus, but not live in a state of fear. Start easy with what you and your family are doing to stay safe and healthy. Especially with younger children, build the case that the child you parents / care givers do have control by building up all the things they, your family members and care givers are doing to stay safe. Examples: hand washing, not going into crowds, and doing grocery pick up instead of going into crowded stores. Build a fun and active environment for them to play, be productive, gaining new skills, and enjoying time with the family learning to play and doing school work / skill building so they still keep learning new things, arts and crafts, reading, exercising, learning to help “cook” simple tasks that involve them in normal tasks, and do their school work at home, communicating with family and friends on the phone or through face time, learn how to play games, and coloring or water painting that you display in the house. After going through all the things the family is doing together to protect themselves from COVID-19. Deal with what COVID-19 is: It is a disease that causes you to be sick. Since no one wants to be sick, we are doing all these thing and learning how to stay well and not get sick or cause someone else to get sick. Explaining words children hear
WEST MEMPHIS - Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the Arkansas Department of Commerce to expedite unemployment benefits to assist Arkansans whose employment status may be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, he announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
CABUN Rural Health Services have confirmed they have tested nine people in Calhoun County. Two of the tests came back negative and they are still waiting on results from the other seven. Tests available to CABUN are limited at this time.