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January 4, 2022 COVID Exposure Notice


We were notified today that an individual at our school has tested positive for COVID-19. Due to procedures related to privacy laws, we are limited in what we can say. We urge you to also respect the privacy of our students and staff. HSHMC works with the San Diego Public Health Department to follow up with all cases and symptomatic contacts to identify all exposed persons and recommend home quarantine and testing. If you or your child are not contacted, it means that we have no evidence of direct exposure to you or your child. Our advice and practice has not changed since the beginning of the pandemic. That is, if your child is feeling ill or has a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, even if symptoms are very minor, please do not send your child to school and consider getting your ill child tested for COVID-19. Students should remain home until a return date is determined in consultation with school personnel based on test results and symptom improvement, and following all applicable state and county health guidelines. They can return immediately if they have a documented chronic illness that explains their current symptoms. Remember, symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure, can range from mild to severe, and could include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, sore throat, muscle or body aches, headache, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and new loss of smell or taste. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should be tested. However, many infected people do not develop symptoms, which is why it is recommended that exposed people be tested whether they have symptoms or not. If your child is well and without any symptoms, please remind them to use their face covering, and wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. We know this information is concerning for our students and families. Ensuring the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff members is of the utmost importance to us, and we will continue to follow all public health guidelines strictly.

January 4, 2022 COVID Exposure Notice2022-01-04T23:13:08+00:00

Weekly Bulletin – September 20, 2021


September 20th, 2021- Weekly School Bulletin Calling all HSHMC parents/guardians! Next Wednesday, September 29 at 5:00 pm is our first Virtual Parent Advisory Group meeting of the year. We hope to increase our membership each year and invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. Our Parent Advisory Group helps to plan programs and activities that support our HSHMC students and families. If you would like to attend, please join us using the link on our website. https://hshmc.zoom.us/j/85822899664 Meeting ID: 858 2289 9664 Passcode: Parents For those of you who have not yet been vaccinated, we are excited to share that we have set up 3 more vaccination clinics with Sharp HealthCare here on campus at HSHMC. The first clinic is on October 4 from 10:00 to 2:00 pm. The clinic is open to all HSHMC students, families and community members 12 years and older. Make an appointment now at  MyTurn.ca.gov. Walk-ins are welcome but for the least amount of wait-time, please make an appointment. If your child is already fully vaccinated, please remember to provide the school with a copy of the vaccination card for our records. Feel free to take a picture of the card and email it to gortega@hshmc.org, mail it in, or drop it by. Any way that is easiest for you to get it to us as soon as possible. In addition to our weekly Covid testing on Tuesdays, we are now also Covid testing students when they return to school after an absence. If your child needs to be absent for any reason, please call the school at 619-528-9070 to report the absence. Save the date for our Virtual Parent Advisory College Knowledge Night scheduled for Wednesday, October 6 at 5:30 pm. All are welcome, however this session will be geared towards our current 12th grade students and their parents as we focus on the fall college application process and financial aid. The link for the session will be located on our website. We will hold a second College Knowledge Night in the Spring for families of our juniors. If you have questions please contact the school at 619-528-9070, or email me any time at sjohnson@hshmc.org. Have a great week. Thank you

Weekly Bulletin – September 20, 20212021-09-20T15:04:25+00:00

Knott’s Berry Farm Trip for Vaccinated Students!


HSHMC is planning a free trip this fall to KNOTT’S BERRY FARM for all HSHMC students who are fully vaccinated! How to participate: If you are already fully vaccinated, please provide us with proof of vaccination to join in. Get fully vaccinated at HSHMC on Wednesday, July 7 and July 28. Get fully vaccinated on your own before school starts. We hope that all of our students will be fully vaccinated before attending HSHMC in the fall. In addition, Sharp will allow our students back at the hospital for internships as long as they are fully vaccinated. All other internships will be dependent on vaccinations as well. One of the best things we can do is encourage and help everyone who is eligible for the vaccine to get one.   Sharp HealthCare has agreed to come back to HSHMC to provide another opportunity for you to have your HSHMC student (ages 12 and up) and your family vaccinated and will be here to administer the Pfizer vaccine as follows: Wednesday, July 7 (1st Vaccination Date) – 8:30 – 1:30 Wednesday, July 28 (2nd Vaccination Date) – 8:30 – 1:30  Please make your appointment NOW by going to: https://myturn.ca.gov Minor Consent Form When making your appointment, simply use our zip code 92105 for the area you want to get your vaccination in and our school site will pop up with available appointments for July 28.  Your appointment for the second required vaccination on July 28 will be scheduled when you receive your first vaccination on July 7. (Walk-in appointments are also available – but scheduled appointments are preferred) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ¡HSHMC está planeando un viaje gratis este otoño a KNOTT’S BERRY FARM para todos los estudiantes de HSHMC que están completamente vacunados! Como participar: Si ya está completamente vacunado, envíenos un comprobante de vacunación para unirse. Vacúnese completamente en HSHMC el miércoles 7 y 28 de julio. Vacúnese completamente por su cuenta antes de que comience la escuela. Esperamos que todos nuestros estudiantes estén completamente vacunados antes de asistir a HSHMC en el otoño. Además, Sharp permitirá que nuestros estudiantes regresen al hospital para realizar practicas siempre que estén completamente vacunados. Todas las demás practicas también dependerán de las vacunas. Una de las mejores cosas que podemos hacer es alentar y ayudar a que todas las personas elegibles para la vacuna se pongan una.   Sharp HealthCare ha acordado regresar a HSHMC para brindarle otra oportunidad de vacunar a su estudiante de HSHMC (mayores de 12 anos) y a su familia y estará aquí para administrar la vacuna Pfizer de la siguiente manera: Miércoles Julio 7 (1ra Fecha de Vacunación) – 8:30 – 1:30 Miércoles Julio 28 (2da Fecha de Vacunación) – 8:30 – 1:30  Haga su cita AHORA yendo a: https://myturn.ca.gov Documento de consentimiento para menores.  Cuando programe su cita, simplemente use nuestro código postal 92105 para el área donde desea vacunarse y nuestro sitio escolar aparecerá con citas disponibles para el 7 de julio. Su cita para la segunda vacuna requerida el [...]

Knott’s Berry Farm Trip for Vaccinated Students!2021-07-21T16:01:41+00:00
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