To ensure that students are healthy enough to attend in-person instruction, parents /guardians are to perform a symptom check every day before the student leaves home. A student having any of the following symptoms should not be sent to school and may continue to access their classrooms virtually if they are well enough to do so.
Students may not attend in-person instruction if the have one of the following:
OR if they have two of the following:
Additionally, students who have been in close contact (within <6 feet for a cumulative of >15 minutes over the past 24 hours with or without a mask) with anyone who tested positive for COVID-19 or is suspected of having COVID-19 (exhibiting COVID-19 like illness and has not tested negative after exhibiting symptoms) should not enter any HCPSS building.
Parents / guardians will assess their children for symptoms of COVID-19 illness and refrain from sending / transporting them to school until after they have been symptom-free at least 10 days after the onset of symptoms, have no fever for at least 24 hours without the aid of fever-reducing medication, and have continued improvement of symptoms and /or medical consult with their primary care physician.
What counts as close contact?
Steps to take