Clarification for gatherings and board meetings:

  • No visitors are allowed in school buildings per the VPS Preparedness COVID-19 plan
  • Gatherings are limited to 10 per MDHHS order, Board Meetings per the Open Meetings Act continue virtually through Dec. 31, 2020

Clarification for returning to remote learning:

  • If our region is pushed back into phase 3 all school districts will be required to go into remote learning.
  • The Tuscola Health Department will direct decisions and responses in the event there is a quarantine for a grade level, building or district to go remote
  • If VPS did not have enough instructional staff to run a face to face program we may go remote

Clarification for when your child is sick:

  • Call your school office to report your child is sick and what symptoms they are experiencing
  • The Superintendent's office will contact the Tuscola Health Department if your students has any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain, headache, muscle or body aches, congestion, loss of sense of smell and taste
  • The Tuscola Health Department determines if a student should be quarantined and what further steps must be taken
  • Your child can return to school after the quarantine period if they are symptom free

For more information please go to the website and the transparency reporting found at call your school office or 989-823-8535 for further information.