Health and Safety

Dec
23

Listen to our Podcast about HPS Health Services and Holiday Family Safety

Please enjoy our latest podcast episode of Let’s Talk, Hartford Public Schools with Mr. Rich. This week, Mr. Rich sits down with Deb Chameides, Health Services Coordinator for Hartford Public Schools for an important discussion about health services for Hartford students and family safety over the holiday winter break. You can also listen to the 15-minute […]

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Dec
03

No-charge Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Saturday, 12/12/20

Below is information about the  drive-thru COVID-19 outdoor testing site for Saturday December 12, 2020 at the Xfinity Center. The testing is: At no charge. Outdoors under tents and it will occur rain or shine. Open to the public. No insurance needed. No appointment necessary. All events are open to the public and there is […]

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Nov
24

Hunger Action Network Resources: COVID-19 Information, Assistance with Food, Natural Gas

CT Launches COVID Alert CT App – please consider downloading the App and encourage others to do the same! To stop the spread of COVID-19, Connecticut needs everyone to do their part. One way you can help yourself and your community is by downloading the COVID Alert CT App. The more people who download or […]

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Nov
20

Let’s All Stay Safe and Healthy

November 17, 2020   Let’s All Stay Safe and Healthy Dear Families, With numbers of COVID-19 cases increasing in our community and the district’s shift to a hybrid learning mode for in-person students, we are asking you to be extra vigilant about following health and safety protocols even on days when your child is attending […]

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Nov
20

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites: 11/24 and 11/28/20

COVID-19 Outdoor testing sites for Tuesday, November 17 – Friday, November 20, 2020. The testing is: At no charge. Outdoors under tents and it will occur rain or shine. Open to the public. No insurance needed. No appointment necessary. All events are open to the public and there is no residency requirement for any of […]

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Oct
27

Update on COVID-19 Local Health Metrics

Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners, We wanted to provide you with an update on our local health metrics and what it means for our schools. To protect the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff, Hartford Public Schools has continued to work closely with the Hartford Health Department. Our team continues to monitor […]

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Oct
07

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Daily Student Health Screening Checklist

Dear Families,   To ensure the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff, we are writing with a reminder about our guidelines and recommendations regarding student illness.   At Home: Daily Health Screening Protocol   Each morning before school, please screen your student for symptoms of illness. If your child has any of […]

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Sep
11

Updates on Health and Safety, and the Cyberattack

Dear Families, As this first eventful week of school comes to an end, I write to thank you again for your patience, flexibility, and commitment to your child’s education. Please rest assured that the entire team at Hartford Public Schools continues to work hard to provide teaching and learning while ensuring our students, staff, and […]

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