Tune In YRDSB: School Reopening

Tune In YRDSB to these two back-to-school podcast episodes to have your questions answered about health and safety measures, learning models, how YRDSB is prioritizing mental health and well-being, and more. 

Health and Safety

Dr. Barry Pakes, Public Health Physician for York Region, joins Heather Schreider, Elementary Principal of Operations, Education and Community Services and Dawn Adams - Senior Manager, Property Development and Planning Services to talk about health and safety measures that will be implemented in schools for the 2021-22 school year. They discuss:

  • preparing schools
  • screening
  • PPE
  • facility upgrades
  • vaccinations
  • and more

School Reopening

Louise Sirisko, Director of Education is joined by Clayton LaTouche, Associate Director of Education; Dr. Steven Reid, Associate Director of Education; Jannice So, Infection Prevention and Control Specialist, York Region Public Health; and Amber Clements, Resource Manager, York Region Public Health, as they answer questions submitted by families for the Virtual Town Hall.  They discuss:

  • learning models
  • vaccinations
  • mental health resources
  • supports for families
  • and more
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