In order to coordinate the prevention and control of the epidemic situation in the education system during the summer vacation of 2021, strictly prevent the input of epidemic situation and the occurrence of aggregated epidemic situation, and ensure the life safety and health of teachers and students, the Ministry of Education issued a notice on July 2 to deploy the prevention and control of the epidemic situation in the summer education system.
The notice requires that local education departments and colleges and universities should effectively enhance the risk awareness of campus epidemic prevention and control. We should fully understand the complexity of the epidemic situation, tighten the string of epidemic prevention and control at all times, strengthen the epidemic defense line of the summer education system, and ensure the security and stability of the education system.
The notice stressed that local education departments and universities should implement normalized epidemic prevention and control measures by category. Novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control technology plan for primary school, primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in the spring semester will be implemented in the New Coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control program (Eighth Edition). The third edition will be dynamically and accurately classified and grasps the summer school leaving, the health and track of the teachers and students. Implement the requirements of “early detection” and “early report”, guide teachers and students to actively strengthen health monitoring. If suspected symptoms are found, timely report to the community (Village) and school, and go to designated medical institutions for treatment. Adhere to the “people”, “things” and “environment” prevention, multi disease co prevention, comprehensively and meticulously implement the campus normalized epidemic prevention and control measures, strengthen the summer school gate management and campus environmental sanitation rectification, strengthen the monitoring and disinfection of key places, goods and key links.
The notice requires that local education departments and colleges and universities should strengthen the service guarantee of campus summer life. Strengthen the accurate docking of epidemic prevention and control policies between the school location and the actual residence of students’ families, and make overall arrangements for students to leave school and return to school. We should strengthen the supply capacity of campus services, coordinate and implement the measures to prevent and control the summer epidemic and provide services for the teachers and students staying in school, open classrooms, libraries, laboratories and stadiums, properly arrange and effectively guarantee the needs of the teachers and students staying in school for study, scientific research, life and job hunting, so as to provide necessary convenience for the graduates and summer internship students.
The circular stressed that local education departments and colleges and universities should strengthen the guidance of epidemic prevention for teachers and students at home and on the journey. We should carry out publicity and education on epidemic prevention and control policies and health science knowledge through various channels and forms, guide teachers and students returning from school to strengthen their awareness of social responsibility and self prevention and control, abide by local epidemic prevention and control regulations, strengthen personal protection at home and on the road, and develop basic health habits such as wearing masks, washing hands frequently, ventilation frequently, less gathering and “one meter noodles” in crowded and closed places, Be the first person responsible for your own health. To guide teachers and students to travel, we should pay close attention to the changes of epidemic situation at home and abroad, and actively cooperate with traffic stations to do a good job in temperature detection, checking “Health Code” and other epidemic prevention management measures.
According to the notice, local education departments and colleges and universities should be on duty in summer. Strengthen supervision and inspection to ensure the normal operation of the leadership system, emergency mechanism and command system of epidemic prevention and control. Establish a “one-to-one” communication and investigation mechanism with personnel in medium and high risk areas, and strictly control teachers and students’ activities in medium and high risk areas. Strengthen the contact between home and school, remind parents to pay attention to the epidemic prevention and control, and fulfill their personal responsibility for prevention and control. The emergency plan for the prevention and control of epidemic situation in summer school should be formulated to ensure that the personnel, epidemic prevention materials and nucleic acid detection capacity reserve are in place. In case of epidemic situation, the emergency plan shall be started immediately to cooperate with the health and disease control departments.
The notice stressed that local education departments and universities should plan to start the autumn semester as soon as possible. We should coordinate the changes of domestic epidemic situation and school education and teaching arrangements, adhere to the principle of territorial management, follow the requirements of epidemic prevention and control, plan and scientifically formulate the opening plan of the autumn semester of 2021 as soon as possible, make preparations for the implementation of prevention and control measures before the beginning of school, the maintenance of campus environment, the guarantee of personnel and materials, education and teaching arrangements, clarify the requirements for returning to school, and timely inform teachers and students.