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Important links to monitor state progress regarding COVID

The links below can give you helpful information regarding our state’s progress in the fight against COVID.  


The Delaware Department of Education and Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health have requested that we provide you information regarding practices related to COVID-19. 

We request that students and/or their families complete a health assessment consisting of a self-screening every morning before leaving for school. 

Additional considerations:

  • Students must stay home if they are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been confirmed to have COVID-19 or if required by DPH to isolate or quarantine.
  • Keep children who are sick at home; do not send them to school.  Do not send children to school with a fever of 100.4º or greater. 
  • Teach your children to wash their hands frequently with soap and running water for 20 seconds. 
  • Students in kindergarten through grade 12 must wear face coverings in the school building, except when doing so would inhibit the individual’s health. 
  • Teach your children to cover coughs and sneezes with tissues or by coughing into the inside of the elbow.
  • Teach your children to practice physical and social distancing by staying at least six feet away from people other than your family.  

If you have questions, please contact your school nurse or child’s primary healthcare provider.  

For information or general questions on COVID-19 and prevention, visit the Delaware Health and Social Services’, Division of Public Health’s website at or you can call 2-1-1 or text your ZIP code to 898-211 for deaf and hard of hearing. 


COVID Testing at WPHS on 11/24

COVID Testing will be available on Tuesday, November 24th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at William Penn High School (713 E. Basin Road, New Castle)

Covid 19 Update: November 23

November 23, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians and Students: Today we learned that an individual at Southern Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19 . The individual was last in the building on Monday, November 16th. This individual will not return to school...

Covid 19 Update: November 20

November 20, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians and Students: In addition to the case reported on November 17th at William Penn High School, we have learned that another individual has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was last on campus Tuesday, November 17th....

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