- 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 »
- 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 »
- The following is a useful guideline for when you should get tested for COVID-19. The guideline has recently changed, so be sure to familiarize yourself with the information. The following is based on the graphics below. No symptoms and no close contact with a COVID-19 patient. Advice is that you …Read More »
- Thai | Korean The Crisis Management Team (CMT) met this morning to discuss the Ministry of Education (MOE) announcement dated 13 April 2021. Based on these MOE directives and the official recommendation of A.Jintana, GIS will move to Continuous Learning for two full weeks from April 19-30. During this period, …Read More »
- The Deputy Governor of Chiang Mai has announced that individuals who travel to a controlled area (currently including Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, Pathumthani, and Nakhon Pathom) will need to register with the Chiang Mai Chana app and quarantine at home for 14 days. The CMT would strongly recommend that GIS …Read More »
- The Crisis Management Team has been closely following the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the greater Bangkok metropolitan area. During the past two days, nearly 450 new cases have been announced in Thailand, including 6 in Chiang Mai. Five provinces have now been designated as “maximum control areas” or red zones: Bangkok, Pathum …Read More »
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)
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle pain
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.