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COVID-19 Protocols 2021-2022 School Year

Updated Protocols will be posted in the near future.
Updated as of August 30, 2021
 
Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 will need to isolate at home for 10 days from the date of symptom onset or if asymptomatic 10 days from the test date. Individuals may return to the school building and/or extracurricular activities when the following are met:
  • have completed their 10 days of isolation and
  • they have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication and
  • their symptoms have improved.
 
Close contacts:

Parents are requested to contact their personal care physician (PCP) for guidance. Parents who do not contact their PCP or those who do not have a PCP will need to follow the Department of Health's exclusion protocol which is as follows:
 
      • Quarantine for Non-Household Contact
      • Please note that exposure date is Day 0
 
Quarantine Chart for Non-Household Contact
 
    • Quarantine for Household Contact
    • Please note that most recent exposure date (end of positive contact’s infectious period) is Day 0. Household contact exclusions are 17-24 days.
 
Quarantine Chart for Household Contact
 
Fully Vaccinated Close Contacts:

Individuals who are fully vaccinated and are asymptomatic do not need to be excluded.  It is recommended to monitor for symptoms and to wear a mask for 10-14 days while inside.  Documentation of vaccination must to be provided to the school nurse.  
 
Individuals who are fully vaccinated and are symptomatic need to contact their PCP and follow their guidelines. Parents who do not contact their PCP or those who do not have a PCP will follow the Department of Health’s close contact exclusion protocol listed above. Testing on day 2-5 after exposure is recommended. 
 
Symptomatic Persons:

 

As listed in the Health and Safety Plan, learners and staff will be sent home if they present with severe symptoms, as assessed by the nurse in the school health room, that are closely associated with COVID.  Severe symptoms include initial cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, or new loss of taste and/or smell.