• COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

    People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Listed below are common symptoms associated with COVID-19:

    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrheasymptoms when you need to stay home

    Nurse’s Visit

    Sick student/staff

    • Isolate person
    • The nurse will follow regular protocol for sick students, contact parent and document information in student’s file. This could include providing the student’s medications on file and/or contacting parent to pick up student.

    Sick student/staff with 2 or more of the above listed symptoms

    • Isolate person
    • Contact parent/next of kin for pick up
    • Request parent/staff to seek medical attention
    • Student/staff test positive for COVID-19. Principal/Nurse will conduct inquiry process.
    • Notify the Director of Special Programs and assist with contact tracing
    • HR/Director of Special Programs will contact staff deemed at risk
    • Principal, Counselor, Nurse, FELS will contact families deemed at risk
    • Director of Communications will forward letter to principal to send to families/staff deemed at risk
    • Principal will contact custodial staff to clean/disinfect.

    Isolation

    • Principals will designate quarantine rooms to temporarily house students who are waiting to be picked up
    • Principals will designate at least three spaces to be used as isolation rooms: (a) General waiting area (students will unscheduled needs) (b.) Well-student area (students reporting to take regularly scheduled meds) (c.) Temporary quarantine area (students/staff presented with COVID-19 symptoms, separated from others with possible symptoms)