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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

School Re-Opens in San Ramon

Coyote Creek Elementary School to Re-Open WEDNESDAY, MAY 6th

County Health Department no longer advising schools to close due to H1N1 virus 

Attention City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services Afterschool Enrichment Programs:

The City of San Ramon was notified that the Contra Costa County Department of Health has advised the SRVUSD to re-open Coyote Creek Elementary School on Wednesday, May 6th. 


Beginning Wednesday many after school enrichment programs will be resumed at Coyote Creek Elementary School.


Classes that will take place this week:

Tennis, Wednesday

Intro to Mandarin, Thursday
Spanish, Friday 

Classes that will not take place this week:
Origami, makeup will be held on 5/13
Chess, makeup will be held on 5/28
Critters n' Clay, makeup will be scheduled look for further information at your next class meeting!

The District and City of San Ramon are still recommending that any student who may exhibit flu-like symptoms to stay home until they have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours, and advising families to see their physician if members of the household exhibit symptoms. 


If you are enrolled in a class that was cancelled this week you will be receiving notification by Friday if a makeup class is planned, or a credit will be issued for the missed class.  Should you have any questions about City of San Ramon classes, please call 925-973-3200.


 For more information visit the city website:


San Ramon Valley Unified School District


Health Guidance for response to H1N1 Flu modified.  Schools Reopen.

Contra Costa County Department of Public Health is no longer closing schools because of H1N1 (swine flu).  Coyote Creek Elementary was closed on May 1 and will reopen tomorrow, May 6. The District dispatched a sanitizing crew to Coyote Creek on Monday and Tuesday to spend two full days sanitizing and disinfecting the school following the school’s closure due to two “probable” cases of the H1N1 influenza virus.


The decision to reopen the school was made after the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance on Tuesday that schools no longer needed to be closed unless student or staff absences interfere with the school’s ability to operate, because the H1N1 flu appears to be less severe than initially determined.


The following recommendations remain in place:

  • Anyone who is sick (fever with cough or sore throat) should stay home until they are symptom free for 24 hours.
  • Consult your physician or health care provider if symptoms persist.
  • Everyone is encouraged to continue practicing good hand washing and cough etiquette.
  • County health will continue to monitor N1H1 Flu situations.
  • City will continue to work with and cooperate with the county and school district assessments and decisions.

 More information on the new guidance is available on the CCHS website: or the CCHS Health Emergency Information Line at 1-888-959-9911.  

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