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COVID-19 Guidance
School Nurses
Friday, September 18, 2020

We currently have no knowledge of a positive COVID-19 case within our school district. These guidelines will be followed out of an abundance of caution to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within our school community. Please follow these guidelines to help keep our school community safe.

1.  My child had close contact with someone who has COVID-19 and will not have any further contact.

  • KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME
  • Your child should quarantine for 14 days from the date they had close contact.
  • Please contact your child’s doctor regarding testing.
  • Please contact the school nurse BEFORE sending your child back to school

2.  My child had close contact with someone who has COVID-19 (live with infected person)

  • KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME- You will be contacted by the PA Department of Health when your child’s quarantine period should end.
  • Please contact your child’s doctor regarding testing.
  • Please contact the school nurse BEFORE sending your child back to school.

3.  My child is having COVID-19 symptoms but has not had a known exposure

  • KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME
  • Please contact your child’s doctor regarding testing and notify the school nurse.
  • If your child tests positive for COVID-19, they will need clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to return to school.
  • Please contact the school nurse BEFORE sending your child back to school.

4.  If anyone in your household is being tested for COVID-19

  • KEEP YOUR CHILD HOME- If results are negative, your child may return to school. If positive, refer to one of the situations above.

If your child, or anyone in your home, tests positive for COVID-19, you will be given specific isolation and quarantine instructions by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.  Please be mindful that other illnesses are still prevalent. Review our school illness policy for guidance on school exclusion for other illnesses.