Recent Updates
  • Delay Opening of January 6

    We are sad to share that the COVID-19 Management Team has been notified by the Chiang Mai Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Chiang Mai Communicable Disease Committee (CCDC) that all schools in Chiang Mai must delay reopening in person, including for trainings and seminars, until January 10 to help mitigate the …Read More »
  • We’re Opening

    GIS has been notified by the MOE that we have been approved to reopen in person. Praise the Lord! More details will be shared next week. GIS will remain with Continuous Learning for the week of December 13-17 as planned and return to in-person learning on January 6, 2022. COVID-19 …Read More »
  • Waiting to Return to Campus

    The COVID-19 Management Team (CMT) has learned that the Ministry of Education (MOE) did not review the school’s application this week, and the next date for our application to be considered is still unknown. For this reason, GIS will plan to remain with Continuous Learning for at least the next two …Read More »
  • Nov. 15 Earliest Return Date

    The COVID-19 Management Team (CMT) has just received official confirmation from the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the local health department that Grace International School is in a newly defined “red zone” within Chiang Mai province including Hang Dong district. No schools in these areas (Thai or international) will be …Read More »
  • 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 »

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.