Meeting Protocols for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)- Menifee County School District
THIS MEMORANDUM REPLACES AND SUPERSEDES THE MEMORANDUM ISSUED MARCH 13, 2020.
On March 6, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order 2020-215, declaring a state of emergency pursuant to his power under the Kentucky Constitution and KRS Chapter 39A regarding COVID-19, a respiratory disease causing illness that can range from very mild to severe, including illness resulting in death.
COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in humans and can easily spread from person to person.1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has identified the potential public health threat posed by COVID-19 both globally and in the United States as “high,” and has advised that person-to-person spread of COVID-19 will continue to occur globally, including within the United States.
In recognition of the fact that there are currently confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, and with more expected, all Kentucky Boards and Commissions are required to take proper health precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including the use of video teleconference software for meetings.
Members of the public will only be able to view video-teleconferenced meetings remotely. The Menifee County Board of Education will be utilizing Facebook Live for public viewing, and our board members will be connected utilizing ZOOM for our March Board Meeting
Statement of Policy
Effective immediately, and through the duration of the state of emergency, Boards and Commissions SHALL NO LONGER MEET IN PERSON.