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General Information/COVID-19

What You Need to Know

In light of recent national news regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we have compiled a list of resources and updates from official government agencies. We have also included an update on the steps that staff is taking within RUSD to prevent this spread of Coronavirus.

It is important to understand that misinformation, rumors and panic does nothing to better the situation. We want to make sure that we are proactive, preventive and using the precautions that are aligned to the philosophy of keeping students and staff safe and informed. Please utilize the resources on this page for information from the RUSD, San Bernardino Department of Public Health and California Department of Public Health on the Coronavirus.

district Information & faqs

The health & safety of the Rialto Community is our number one priority. The District is taking all necessary actions to combat the threat of COVID-19. This includes the closure of schools and comprehensive cleaning and disinfecting efforts. We will continue to work with local, state and federal agencies during this health crisis. 

Health & Safety:

  1. All classrooms will be deep cleaned. Also, all facilities will be cleaned and disinfected during the closure. (e.g. restrooms, door handles, light switches, and high-traffic areas such as lounges, etc.)
  2. All facilities that will be in use during the closure will be cleaned and disinfected daily. 
  3. All Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems will be maintained, including changing of filters.
  4. We are encouraging everyone to practice “Social Distancing” (6 feet apart), frequent hand-washing and respiratory etiquette (please see chart on right).
  5. Gatherings will be limited to 50 people or less. 

Essential Operations during School Closures:

Services not available during closure

  • All District facilities will be closed, except for those required for essential operations. Please contact Communication/Media Services at (909) 820-7700 ext. 2126 or 2127, for questions or concerns. 
  • The use of all facilities, including events and activities by groups, organizations and agencies (PTA/PTO, youth sports, City of Rialto, faith-based groups, etc.) are suspended until further notice. 
  • All students should not be on school campuses or District facilities during the closure.