Important Communications

Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

March 10, 2020

With the recent elevated discussion regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the news, we want to take a moment to reinforce preventative safety measures and reference our process and communications.

At this time, there have only been a small number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States. As a school district, we are closely monitoring the situation and taking guidance from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We all play a role in reducing the likelihood of a coronavirus outbreak in the RSU 68 community. We encourage everyone to practice good habits, including:

  • Washing your hands regularly, especially after using the restroom and before preparing or consuming food. Using soap and hot water, wash for about 20 seconds. Be sure to also wash your fingertips.
  • Avoid coughing or sneezing into your hands or in the air. Always try to cough or sneeze into a tissue, and then throw away the tissue. If you don’t have a tissue, cough/sneeze into your arm.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose as much as your can.
  • If children are feeling sick, please keep them home from school. Allow them some time to feel better so that they do not risk infecting others.

 

Alert Notifications

SeDoMoCha utilizes an automated calling system to contact parents and employees in the event of weather-related cancellations and other important announcements. In order to ensure you receive these messages, it is important to make sure you notify the office of any changes to your contact number. 

When you receive a message from our automated system, you will notice that the number displayed on your Caller ID is 877-565-8456. If a broadcasted message is not received correctly, you can press 1 to replay the message from the beginning. You can also replay the last broadcasted message by dialing 877-564-8456 from the phone on which you received the automated call.

Cancellation announcements are also displayed on the district homepage and Twitter as well as the following television stations: WLBZ 2, WABI 5, WVII 7.