Recent Updates
  • Campus Closed for Deep Cleaning

    For the safety and care for our students and community, Grace International School, in alignment with the local health authority, will close campus for the remainder of this week. In the meantime, the campus will be closed for deep cleaning and preparation for a return to in-person learning. We ask …Read More »
  • New Protocols for Re-Opening

    Dear GIS community, We write with mixed feelings of excitement and caution as we look to resume in-person learning next week. In many ways, we are hopeful and relieved by the news that we can once again be on campus, interacting with each other and learning in a classroom environment. At …Read More »
  • Additional Online Learning Days

    Dear GIS community,   Thank you for your patience in waiting to hear whether GIS would be given permission from the government to resume face-to-face instruction.   The Crisis Management Team (CMT) has now received official confirmation. The Chiang Mai Provincial Communicable Disease Committee (CCDC) decided in their meeting held …Read More »
  • 2021-22 School Starts Online

    Starting School Online 2021-2022 Dear GIS Community, Like most of the world, GIS staff and leadership have been hoping and praying that the 2021-22 school year would begin under ‘normal’ circumstances. Unfortunately, with the rise of COVID cases in Thailand, the related restrictions, and the current complexities of international travel, we …Read More »
  • Status of School Start 2021-22

    We are receiving a fair number of questions about the beginning of school. These questions are understandable given the COVID disruptions here in Thailand, compounded with the challenges for families navigating the requirements of entering the country. While we cannot provide certainty, we do want to provide clarity whenever possible. …Read More »
  • New Order No. 40

    The Chiang Mai Governor Office issued a new order on April 20, 2021. The order (40/2021) takes effect from 21 April 2021 onward. No end date was provided. *This is an English translation of the order. These are not mandates from GIS.* Below is a summary of pertinent information: This …Read More »

COVID-19 Updates

We will share updates periodically based on new information about the coronavirus and decisions impacting the Grace Community.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Fever (>100.4F or 38C)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of sense of smell or taste
  • WHO Video: Novel Coronavirus
  • Wash hands for 20 seconds frequently or use an alcohol-based rub if hands are not visibly dirty.
  • Antibacterial soap is not necessary. Even regular soap can work to mechanically wash the virus away and inactive it it.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Sneeze or cough into a flexed elbow, NOT into hands
  • Limit in-person interactions to very small groups
    • Try to stay 6 feet (2 meters) away from others
  • Limit frequency of in-person interactions
  • Limit duration of in-person interactions
  • Ensure food is fully cooked
  • When you cannot physically distance in public, wear a mask in public, especially if you have a cough or are sneezing frequently
  • WHO Thailand Video: Face Mask
  • WHO Video: How to correctly put on & take off masks
  • WHO Video: Basic Protective Measures Against New Coronavirus
  • If someone has shortness of breath, call 1669 or go to any hospital.
  • If you any other signs or symptoms, call the Department of Disease Control Hotline: 1422 and follow their instructions OR go to a hospital.
  • Anyone who suspects they may have COVID-19 should email nurse@gisthailand.org
  • Monitoring the situation on a global, regional, national and city level.
  • Requiring everyone on campus to wear a mask (except during exercise)
  • Physical distancing signage posted and reinforced
  • Ensuring everyone arriving on campus sanitizes their hands
  • Monitoring temperatures of everone arriving on campus
  • Dividers placed on tables in cafeteria

Events are approved on a case by case basis.