Recent Updates
  • Resume on Campus Learning 18 Jan

    The Crisis Management Team met today, January 13, to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 situation in Thailand and to review the conditions in Chiang Mai. After reviewing the current information and in consultation with principals and school leadership, the CMT has decided to reopen the school for in-person instruction on campus starting …Read More »
  • Going Online for Jan 11-15

    Dear GIS Community,   First, thank you for your patience and for extending grace to GIS leadership and local authorities as decisions are being made with evolving information. We desire to teach your child(ren) in person on campus while taking all reasonable precautions to keep students, staff, and the community …Read More »
  • January 11 Start of School

    The school Crisis Management Team has identified that we have met one of our thresholds for school closure. A majority of CMAC international schools are closed this week, and we have decided to follow suit and postpone the start of school until January 11. All student events, including athletics and …Read More »
  • Semester 2 Start Status

    The CMT has been closely monitoring the increase in COVID-19 cases across Thailand. School closures have already been announced for 28 provinces according to this map, but Chiang Mai is not yet included in this list. Since the Governor of Chiang Mai has not yet announced a lockdown or school …Read More »
  • Colored Zones and Guidelines

    The Thai Government has issued a color-coded zoning scheme to indicate the status of COVID-19 infection and spread. The different colors require certain precautions that are to be followed. We’ve made the translated graphics below for your convenience. “CM-Chana” can be accessed here. Thank you for your cooperation in following …Read More »
  • Superintendent’s Update – 30 Dec 2020

    Dear GIS Community, I wanted to let you know that the CMT continues to monitor the COVID 19 rise in cases here in Thailand. Thankfully, the numbers here in Chiang Mai remain minimal. As of yet, there is no mandate or change that would prevent us from meeting face to face. …Read More »

COVID-19 Updates

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

Number of PUIs (Persons Under Investigation) for COVID in GIS Community: 0

Number of confirmed cases of COVID in GIS Community: 0

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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.