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Covid-19 Information/Return to Learn - Fall 2020


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Isolation - Covid-19 Q's and A's

My student has been told to stay home due to COVID-19. Now what?




What does this mean?

Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.


Your student has been diagnosed with COVID-19




Your student is waiting for their test result




Your student has symptoms of COVID-19 but has not been tested or exposed


Isolate your student from others


Contact your student’s healthcare provider to receive further direction and/or consider getting your student tested if you haven’t yet.


Contact the school and let them know

·Stay home until ALL these conditions are met:

  1. At least 10 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared.


  1. Symptoms have improved.


  1. No fever for at least 24 hours without fever reducing medicine.


·Keep your students in a specific “sick room” or area and away from other people or animals, including pets. Use a separate bathroom, if available.


·If your student has symptoms of COVID-19, without a known exposure, and they receive an alternate diagnosis by a healthcare provider and/or their COVID-19 test is negative, you may go back to daily activities 24 hours after student’s fever and other symptoms resolve. Documentation of an alternate diagnosis and/or negative test would need to be provided to the school upon return.