The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is aware that school communities are concerned about the outbreak of the respiratory illness caused by COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus) that is occurring in several countries, including the United States.
The MDE is in contact with the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH), the state epidemiologist, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding preventive measures and preparation in the event of a local outbreak.
SCCSD encourages everyone to follow the MDE supported CDC recommendations below to remain well and help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The following links provide guidance and resources to support the health and well-being of students, school and district employees, and communities. The pages will be updated as new information becomes available.