A private Episcopal school for primary through high school students in Houston, Texas

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

St. Francis is tracking news and information about the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our region. At this time, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 remains low for the general public in Houston. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Questions? We’re Here for You!

We understand you will have questions as we navigate this school year together. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please direct your questions to HealthResponse@StFrancisHouston.org.

Questions sent to this e-mail address will be monitored and routed to the most appropriate team member, who will respond to you as quickly as possible.

To let us know that your student or a family member has tested positive for COVID-19 after-hours (between 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m.) parents should call 832.306.4519

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COVID-19 Task Force

Steve Lovejoy, Amy Whitley, Don Hicks, Michelle Smith, Melissa Campbell, Laurie Curtis, Nicki Newell, and Debbie Toler

Things We Are Doing

The safety and health of our students, faculty, and staff is a priority. Here are some measures we are taking as an institution.

  • Committee meeting daily.
  • Met with all employees.
  • Consulting health authorities.
  • Reviewing hygiene with students.
  • Adding more hand sanitizer units.
  • Monitoring health trends and absenteeism.
  • Working with vendors to evaluate and increase cleaning protocols.

Things Everyone Can Do

As with common respiratory illnesses such as the cold and flu, you can take the following measures to minimize your risk. 

  • Stay home if sick.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Disinfect surfaces and objects frequently.
  • Wash hands for 20 seconds.
  • Use 60–90% alcohol hand sanitizer, if you can't wash hands.