Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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The Somerset County Technology Center believes in promoting healthy choices and lifestyles. Please visit the SCTC Health News page frequently for news, tips, and advice on staying healthy throughout the year.

Greetings from Mrs. Snyder, SCTC School Nurse

Hello SCTC Family! I hope this letter finds everyone healthy and happy in these unprecedented, trying times. These are uncharted territories for all of us but together we can hopefully get back to “normal” in a timely manner.

Please feel free to contact me with any health/ mental health questions and concerns. I am available Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:00pm. My phone number is 814-443-3651 ext. 6163 and my email is

There are several things each of us can do to help combat this pandemic. Please read through the resources listed in the document below and do your part to stay healthy!

Covid-19 Advice

Stay Healthy---Wash Your Hands!

Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infection and illness.

What Is The Right Way To Wash Your Hands?

  • Wet your hands with clean running water and apply soap.
  • Rub your hands together to make a lather and scrub them well; be sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
  • Continue rubbing your hands for 20 seconds. About the same amount of time it takes you to sing the Happy Birthday song from beginning to end twice.
  • Rinse your hands well under running water.
  • Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry.

When Should You Wash Your Hands?

  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before eating
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick
  • Before and after treating a cut or a wound
  • After using the toilet
  • After blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing
  • After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste