To Students, Partners and Parents,
The Internatonal School would like to provide you with detailed updates regarding classes and International School activities, along with the current rules and regulations of the Ministry of Health and Government of Israel in regards to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
First and foremost, we would like to let you know that all courses and classes at the University of Haifa and International School will now be digital. All classes starting from today, March 15th, 2020 will be conducted through distance learning and the online Moodle system. All students will be able to access their classes and class materials online from within Israel and abroad.
Study abroad students needing to return home or to their home institutions will be able access their classes through the Moodle system and complete their courses for the current semester from abroad. Classes will be taught at their scheduled times (Israel time) and some classes will be recorded and can be watched after their live viewing. Students residing both on and off campus, will have the ability to connect from the comfort of their current housing.
At this time, distance learning will be in place until after the Passover Holiday, or until further notice from the University of Haifa administration.
Please see below for all updates from the Ministry of Health
**UPDATE** - New restrictions from the Ministry of Health- March 17, 2020: https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus-en/
It is important to note that banks grocery stores, health clinics, and pharmacies are open and functioning as normal:
How to reduce the need to go outside?
People at higher risk are:
Consider ways of getting food brought to your house through friends or family.
Visits to welfare, nursing or healthcare facilities serving as homes for their residents are forbidden, with the exception of a maximum of one caregiver, preferably a permanent caregiver.
People with symptoms are not permitted to accompany patients or visit institutions for older adults.