COVID-related update: April 2022
To help everyone keep track of testing, isolation, and other COVID-related protocols, please see below for a summary of the current guidelines.
Students and visitors are reminded to complete the COVID-19 Screening each day before coming to school. Our thanks to all families who keep their children home if they are exhibiting symptoms or have positive test results.
Masking is optional for students, staff and visitors with the following exceptions:
Rapid Test Kit use
Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Kits are available at all schools and can be used at home for symptomatic students.
A positive RAT results in isolation. See below for guidelines regarding isolation requirements.
You can end your isolation early only if you can answer yes to ALL the following criteria:
If you test positive on a RAT or PCR test, you do not need a negative RAT to return to school. You must only complete your relevant 5- or 10-day self-isolation period.
I have symptoms, what do I do?
If you have any one of the major symptoms: fever/chills, cough, shortness of breath, decrease/loss of smell and taste, OR
If you have 2 or more minor symptoms: sore throat, extreme fatigue, muscle aches/joint pain headache, runny nose/nasal congestion, gastrointestinal symptoms (i.e. vomiting or diarrhea), THEN
You must self-isolate immediately:
If you only have one of the minor symptoms above, then you are to self-isolate until your symptoms are improving for at least 24 hours (48 hours for gastrointestinal symptoms).
Someone in my family has one minor covid symptom what do I do?
Family members are not required to isolate.
Someone in my family tested positive OR has one major symptom or two minor symptoms what do I do?
You must isolate unless you have no symptoms and are:
NOTE: while you are not required to isolate you are required to wear a well-fitting mask while in public for 10 days.
I have to isolate with a family member who has symptoms, is there a way I can end MY isolation early?
You can end your isolation early ONLY if the symptomatic family member has a negative PCR or two negative rapid tests 24-48 hours apart. NOTE if the person has had a positive test then you cannot be released early.