Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

RESA officials are committed to providing ongoing, accurate information to our community. This site houses all important campus notifications, resources, and latest news.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extends Michigan's Stay Safe, Stay Home order through May 28. 

On Thursday, May 7, Governor Whitmer extended the state's stay-at-home order through May 28. All residents must stay in their homes except to run errands necessary to the health and safety of themselves or their families, participate in certain outdoor activities such as boating and golfing, or to go to specified jobs. Manufacturing workers can resume work on Monday, May 11 as part of the governor's MI Safe Start Plan.  

Executive Order 2020-77
MI Safe Start Plan



Building and Program Closures

Governor Whitmer has ordered the closure of all Michigan K-12 school buildings for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. This includes the following RESA school buildings and facilities:

  • Administration Building 
  • Blue Water Middle College Academy
  • Middle School Innovation Academy 
  • Next STEP Program
  • Pine River Nature Center
  • St. Clair TEC
  • Virtual Learning Academy
  • Woodland Developmental Center

Cancelations

CPI Training for Port Huron Schools
June 17-18, 2020


Resources

COVID-19 Community Resources in St. Clair County
The St. Clair County Community Services Coordinating Body (CSCB) has developed a website to help residents find help during the COVID-19 epidemic. The site includes links to childcare providers, financial assistance, food distribution, medical and mental health providers, unemployment and job resources, and more.

Helping Young Kids Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis
Information compiled by the Zero to Thrive team, led by Dr. Katherine Rosenblum

Together We Can Flatten the Curve on COVD-19 video
This 8-minute video by Dr. Joe Hanson from PBS's It's Okay to Be Smart explains the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Keeping Yourself Healthy

You can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Individuals can lower the risk of transmission by implementing simple, everyday practices:

  • Stay home when you are sick, and advise others to do the same. Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or sleeve. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Thoroughly wash hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available
  • Ensure regular cleaning of frequently touched surfaces and objects
  • Eliminate handshakes and high fives, etc. with students and other staff