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Covid Quarantine Guidance

Please review the following guidelines and make sure that your child follows them if exposed.  Also, please keep your child home if they have one major or two minor symptoms. The symptom list is below:

HIGH RISK (one or more keep home and get tested)

  • new cough
  • shortness of breath
  • difficulty breathing
  • new loss of taste/smell

LOW RISK (two or more symptoms keep home and get tested)

  • fever
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • congestion
  • vomiting
  • fatigue (tired)
  • muscle/body aches
  • runny nose
  • nausea
  • diarrhea 

Should your student test positive for or be exposed to Covid-19, we recommend the following actions listed below or:

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Positive Covid Test

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Stay home for 5 days. 
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms resolve after 5 days, you can go to work or attend school.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.

Exposure, Under-Vaccinated

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine)

If you:

  • Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted
  • OR Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
  • OR Are unvaccinated

Stay home for 5 days. After that, you can go to work or attend school and continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home

Exposure, Fully Vaccinated

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine)

If you:

  • Have been boosted
  • OR Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months
  • OR Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

Wear a mask around others for 10 days.

However, if you develop symptoms, get a test and stay home.

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