Please find attached the latest update from the Ministry of Education regarding both school closures, alternate education delivery plans, as well as an educational support strategy that is being developed for students whose parents fall under the category of Essential Services category and are not subject to mandatory work closure.

Ministry of Ed covid-letter to parents March 17

B.C. now has a dedicated phone service for non-medical information about COVID-19.   It is:1-888-COVID19.  Service representatives are available seven days a week from 7:30AM to 8PM, and information is available in more than 110 languages.  Specific public health questions re COVID-19 should be directed to your local health authority for response.

Please stay tuned for additional information on an alternate educational delivery system that CISVA Schools, including St. Joseph the Worker, will be developing for all students once our Spring Break ends.