Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All  messages to students and families from February 2020 to May 2020 can be found below.

Messages to Families

May 19, 2020 - Message to Students and Families Regarding Access to Schools During the Week of June 8, 2020

May 4, 2020 - Schools and Licenced Child Care to Remain Closed Until May 22, 2020

April 28, 2020 - Schools and Licenced Child Care to Remain Closed Until After May Long Weekend (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development News Release)

March 30, 2020 - Province Announces Learning Continuity Plan for Students; Public Schools Closed Until at Least May 1, 2020

March 30, 2020 - Message to Students and Families from Dr. Strang and Fact Sheet on Discussing COVID-19 with Children

March 20, 2020 - SRCE COVID-19 Update to Students and Families

March 17, 2020 - SRCE Regional Office Visitor Restrictions

March 16, 2020 - Letter to Students and Families (COVID-19 update with SchoolsPlus Contact Information)

March 15, 2020 - HEALTH/WELLNESS--First Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia; New Prevention Measures (includes school closure)

March 13, 2020 - Notice Regarding the Cancellation of Community Use of Schools

March 13, 2020 - Letter to Students, Staff and Families (Re: New Travel Protocols for Teachers, Students, Staff)

March 11, 2020 - Letter to Families (Re: Information and Updates on COVID-19 - Hand Washing Guide and Fact Sheet)

March 4, 2020 - Letter to Families (Re: Cancellation of School-Organized Student Trips to International Destinations)

February 28, 2020 - Letter to Families (Re: School-Student Travel and the Coronoavirus)

February 10, 2020 - Information About Coronavirus from Chief Medical Officer of Health


Proper Hand Washing Guide

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fact Sheet for Individuals and Families 

Coping with COVID-19 (Nova Scotia Health Authority)

Information and Updates

Find accurate and up-to-date information on COVID-19, including when to seek help at:

Additional Resources

  • Government of Canada toll-free information line 1-833-784-4397
  • The Mental Health Provincial Crisis Line is available 24/7 to anyone experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis, or someone concerned about them, by calling 1-888-429-8167 (toll free)
  • Kids Help Phone is available 24/7, by calling 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free)
  • Mental Health and  Well-Being  Resources at