Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Last Updated: July 2, 2020
Mansfield ISD parents and guardians will be able to choose whether to enroll their child for in-person instruction or virtual instruction for the start of school on Wednesday, Aug. 12.Mansfield ISD will offer in-person and online learning options for fall 2020. In order to help the district make the appropriate accommodations in time for the start of school, parents and guardians will be asked to make their selections by Friday, July 17.
MISD schools, offices and facilities remained closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year while learning continued online. All in-person summer programs were canceled, but virtual options were made available.
The public use of outdoor MISD facilities (i.e. playgrounds, tracks and basketball courts) resumed on Monday, June 8. Following Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley’s countywide executive order, all visitors to a Mansfield ISD building will be required to wear a face covering starting June 29.
More information about meal services and community resources is available here.
The safety and well-being of students, families and staff will remain Mansfield ISD’s top priority. MISD works closely with Tarrant County Public Health to stay aware of the latest local developments and will remain in talks with state and local health officials to ensure the proper health protocols are in place at all times.
Ways to Stop the Spread
With good hygiene etiquette, we can all do their part to prevent the spread of this illness and other contagious diseases:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Use good coughing and sneezing etiquette.
- Properly dispose of used tissue in the proper containers.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Stay home from school or work if you are sick, especially if running a fever.
- Avoid close contact with those who are sick.
- Those needing a helping hand during this Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) shutdown can view a list of community resources here.
- Individuals who may be feeling stressed, anxious or fearful can view a list of resources to improve their emotional wellness here.
Please review the websites below for factual information about the coronavirus.
- Tarrant County Public Health
- Texas Department of State Health Services
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization
- Texas Education Agency (TEA) COVID-19 Awareness (en español)
This page will be updated as needed to equip the public with the latest information.