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Staying Healthy: COVID-19 Updates

Central Catholic is committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. We continue to take the steps needed to keep our community safe through proactive and precautionary measures.

A Message for Students

Keeping You Updated

The Central Catholic administration, faculty, and staff continue to closely monitor federal and state agencies for information and are working diligently to keep the entire school community healthy and safe.

The virus is an evolving health situation with new information surfacing hourly, so we are working to stay on top of the latest developments.

In an effort to keep the entire CCHS community informed, we will be sending daily updates to students, parents, faculty, and staff on how Central Catholic is responding to COVID-19.

Today's Update: 12:00 PM, Tuesday, March 31

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Parents, students, and staff will be receiving their email update. The information on this page has been updated to reflect the most recent news. Be well, and be sure to check out the new Raider ReConnect.

Please note that Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker has extended the closing of schools until May 4 and implemented a stay-at-home advisory. Only essential personnel will be allowed on site at Central Catholic.

Campus Closed

All Massachusetts schools have been closed until May 4.

Only essential personnel will be allowed on site at Central Catholic.

The Central Catholic Campus is closed to students and visitors until further notice – all events and activities have been cancelled. 

Faculty and staff will be available via email.

Find a CCHS contact

Read the latest updates from Department of Public Health by clicking here.

No Confirmed Cases at CCHS

Central Catholic still has no confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, and to our best knowledge, no one from our school community has been exposed.

Remote Learning at Central Catholic

The campus may be closed, but the learning never stops!

We will be continuing education through remote learning on:

  • Mon., March 30: Day C
  • Tues., March 31: Day D
  • Wed., April 1: No Classes
  • Thur., April 2: Day E
  • Fri., April 3: Day F  

See "The Education Plan: Remote Learning" below for the adjusted daily schedule.

Our Plan in Action

  • We are continuing education through remote learning. Thank you for a successful start to this process! The schedule has been updated - please see above.
  • There will be no remote learning classes on Wednesday, April 1.
  • There will be no Final Exams for this academic year.
  • The Central Catholic Campus is closed to students and visitors. All events and activities have been cancelled.
  • The MIAA has announced that the Spring Sport Season is tentatively scheduled from May 4 through June 27. More details below or on right.
  • Senior Prom has been postponed. We are looking to reschedule to a date when it is safe to come together and celebrate the Class of 2020.
  • The Department of Buildings and Grounds continues frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of the campus while students, faculty, and staff are off site.

Additional Information

Deep Cleaning Our Campus

An important part of keeping our campus safe involves frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting of the campus by our Department of Buildings and Grounds. They are working tirelessly to make sure “touch points” (door knobs, faucets, hand rails, etc.) and heavily used surfaces are kept clean for our safety.

As stated by the Centers for Disease Control, the best protection against COVID-19 starts with each of us. Simple actions such as washing your hands, avoiding sick individuals and staying home when you are sick are best practices for combatting this illness.

Learn more about staying healthy.

Simple Steps to Stay Healthy

Simple hygiene and healthcare practices can greatly reduce the likelihood of catching and spreading colds and other viruses.  You can take care of yourself by following these simple steps:

  • Wash hands frequently.  Use hand sanitizers when soap and water is unavailable.

  • Cover mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing with tissues and dispose of immediately.  If tissues are unavailable cough into your elbow.

  • Try not to touch eyes, nose or mouth.

  • Avoid contact with people who are ill.

  • Follow healthy practices of good diet, sleep and exercise.

Online Resources

For further information, we suggest that you consult the following websites where up-to-the-minute authoritative information is readily available:

Community Screening: Lawrence General Hospital

We’d like to share the following COVID-19 resources offered by Lawrence General Hospital enabling people to get screened via phone and online.

Contact us with any questions or concerns!

Mrs. Doreen Keller

Mrs. Doreen Keller
Principal

Mrs. Karen Nigrelli, RN, MSN

Mrs. Karen Nigrelli, RN, MSN
School Nurse

Media Contact:

Ms. Heather Notaro

Ms. Heather Notaro
Annual Giving and Communications Manager