2022-2023 COVID Guidance
COVID Symptom Protocol:
People who have any of the following symptoms of respiratory or gastrointestinal infections:
Fever (100.4 or greater)
must stay home and have a negative test before returning to school. Please test at home if symptoms develop at home. If symptoms develop at school we currently have the ability to test.
When an Individual Tests Positive:
When a person tests positive for COVID-19, they must self-isolate at home, regardless of vaccination status. Individuals who test positive at school will be sent home to isolate. The positive individual cannot leave isolation until they meet the criteria for ending isolation found on the US CDC website.
Returning to School:
Returning to school after 5 full days of isolation, wear a well-fitting mask for an additional 5 days.
Exposure to COVID-19:
The CDC recommends that you notify others who may have been exposed to the positive case. They should test as soon as they develop any symptoms and also on day 6 after exposure if they do not develop symptoms. What to do if you were exposed to COVID-19.
COVID-19 within 90 days:
If someone has had COVID-19 in the past 30 days and recovered, they do not need to test unless new symptoms develop. If new symptoms develop, they should isolate immediately, get tested with an antigen test, continue to stay home until they know the results, and wear a well-fitting mask around others for 10 full days. If someone had a positive test within 31-90 days and was exposed to someone with COVID-19, they should test using an antigen test. If negative, multiple tests may be necessary.
CDC recommends COVID-19 primary series vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, and COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 years and older, if eligible. See US CDC website for more information. COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.
Social Service Referrals:
Support services are available for people in COVID-19 isolation and quarantine.
Email the school nurses with any questions or concerns.