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Last Updated: 8/4/2020 4:14 PM

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information 

During the COVID-19 outbreak, this webpage is being utilized for community resources and information.  The content normally found on this page (camps, youth sports, events, scholarships, etc.) can be accessed at this temporary page

 

CCSD 2020-21 School Reopening Plan

Going Back to School:  A Checklist for Parents

Do NOT send your child to school if:

  • Student has a fever of 100.4 degrees or higher. 
  • Student has a positive or pending test for COVID-19 (school should be notified of a positive test result). 
  • Student is living with and/or in regular close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19.  They must not come to school until that person is well and the quarantine period ends. 
  • Student has traveled to a COVID-19 advisory area (as designated by the CDC and posted on its website) within the past 14 days.  They must not come to school until that quarantine period ends. 

If a student has a cough, shortness of breath or recent changes in ability to taste and/or smell, we recommend you contact your doctor’s office for guidance before sending your child to school. 

Georgia Department of Public Health: “If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.”  Hotline: (844) 442-2681

For FREE COVID-19 TESTING in the NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT, call 1-888-881-1474. Learn more HERE.

Department of Public Health Advises Wearing Cloth Face Coverings in Public

TESTING SITES IN GEORGIA

DPH Interim Guidance for Schools (updated July 10)

CCSD COVID-19 Case Status Report

Past CCSD Messages to Parents

DPH North Georgia Health District (includes Cherokee County)

Georgia Dept of Public Health: Coronavirus COVID-19 Guidance

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 

Additional Health Information & Resources

CDC Information and Resources in Languages Other Than English

Community Resources

Internet Access for Low Income Families

NEW:  List of service providers and offers for internet and mobile phones

Note:  If provider requires a letter from the school, email your principal for documentation.

Food

  • MUST Ministries serves Cherokee County families in need through its food, clothing, utility, rent, housing and employment assistance programs at 111 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, 30114.  Info: https://www.mustministries.org/cherokee-co and 770.479.5397. Summer Lunch Program:  

    MUST Ministries, a CCSD Partner, also will begin its Summer Lunch Program on June 1.  In Cherokee County, it will distribute meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays at: Canton First United Methodist Church, 930 Lower Scott Mill Rd, Canton 30115, and Hillside United Methodist Church, 4474 Towne Lake Pkwy, Woodstock 30189; and on Tuesdays at: Heritage Fellowship Church, 3615 Reinhardt College Pkwy, Cherokee 30114; The Way / Woodstock United Methodist Church, 109 Towne Lake Pkwy, Woodstock 30188; Waleska UMC, 7340 Reinhardt College Pkwy, Waleska 30183; and Revolution Church: 125 Union Hill, Canton 30115. More information is at https://www.mustministries.org/summer-lunch

  • First Baptist Church of Woodstock through its CARE Ministry maintains a food bank that assists families in need.  Info: www.fbcw.org and 678.494.2690
  • Heritage Presbyterian Church in Acworth, Jay Weaver Food Pantry: JWFoodPantry@gmail.com; 770.926.3558 *212
  • FoodFinder website shows food pantry locations near you
  • Forever Fed – mobile food distribution in the community. For dates, times, and locations see http://foreverfed.org/CALENDAR/, call 678.883.3314, or complete form at https://foreverfed.org/contact-us/
  • Timothy’s Cupboard, Woodstock – by appointment only, 770.591.5515
  • Never Alone- need appointment. Call 470.302.4055 or make an appointment online at neveralone.org
  • Papa’s Pantry, Woodstock 770.591.4730

SUMMER MEALS

This program has now ended, after distributing 296,000 meals during school closures and 108,000 meals during summer feeding.

CCSD will continue to accept financial donations for the program by check, mailed in using the online form at http://bit.ly/CCSDdonate (school staff signatures are not required), but donations now can be made instantly using a credit card at the website at http://bit.ly/CCSDgiveonline You now also can transfer unspent funds in your child’s account to help those in need.  Use the form online at http://bit.ly/CCSDpayfwd choose “Pay It Forward” and email it to us.

CCSD cannot accept donations of food or use volunteers to help with the to-go meals distribution.  CCSD Partners, including MUST Ministries (www.mustministries.org) and First Baptist Church of Woodstock (www.fbcw.org), do need donations of food and household goods to distribute to our community’s families in need.

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General Needs

  • United Way 211- database where you can search for services and receive info via text, phone or website.  https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/need-help/ 
  • MUST Ministries serves Cherokee County families in need through its food, clothing, utility, rent, housing and employment assistance programs at 111 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, 30114.  Info: https://www.mustministries.org/cherokee-co and 770.479.5397. 
  • First Baptist Church of Woodstock through its CARE Ministry maintains a food bank that assists families in need.  Info: https://fbcw.org/care-ministries/ and 678.494.2692  
  • Bethesda Community Clinic:  low cost or free medical care.  Flier or website

Social and Emotional Wellness

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NEW edition: CCSD Counselor Connector Newsletter and para español haga clic aquí 

 National PTA resources for families

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Handling Isolation: Tips for Social Distancing and Quarantine

Managing Anxiety and Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Crisis Text Line

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Crisis and Access Line: 1-800-715-4225

Georgia Resources for Mental Health