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COVID-19 Preparedness and Communications

Public Prep Families,

Public Prep Network is monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19, a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. Our top priority is always the safety, health, and well-being of our community members. Our continued attention and response to this public health situation, at the local to international levels, is informed by governmental, professional, and medical guidelines.

This website will be updated regularly with Public Prep community updates and resources on this evolving situation.

 

REMOTE LEARNING RESOURCES

 

PUBLIC PREP COMMUNITY UPDATES

FOOD SERVICES

  • NYC DOE School Foods: Starting on Monday, March 23rd, grab and go meals will be available at 400 sites across the city between 7:30am - 1:30pm. Any students 18 and younger may go to any site to receive 1 breakfast and 2 lunches. To find a location closest to your home, click here.
  • Red Rabbit: The Boys Prep food service provider will also be distributing meals at the following times at the following locations: [UPDATED TIMES AS OF 3/30]
    • Boys Prep (192 E. 151st Street): 10:30am - 10:50am
    • Girls Prep Bronx Middle (890 Cauldwell Avenue): 11:00am - 11:20am
    • Girls Prep Bronx Elementary (681 Kelly Street): 11:30am - 11:50am
    • Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary (442 E. Houston): 12:15pm - 12:45pm

Additional City Resources:

 

INTERNET/WiFi CONNECTIVITY

Please notify Public Prep via Closures@publicprep.org if you do not have internet or WiFi connectivity. Cable and Telephone companies are working to open up enhanced data and hotspot capabilities as well as free or discounted internet packages for families that need connectivity. 

 

TALKING TO SCHOLARS ABOUT COVID-19

Below are some guidelines and resources that might be helpful for you in approaching conversations about COVID-19 with your children: