For over a year now we have been dealing with the pandemic. The rules and guidelines are often changed and seem confusing. Here is a rundown of the latest must knows for how we are dealing with the situation.
If your child receives a positive test result you must inform the school. An emailed copy of the rapid and PCR test should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, a list of students with whom your child has had close contact with should be included with the e-mail
Quarantine lists are sourced from the infected individual and teachers who have witnessed close contact. If your child has been identified as close contact they must quarantine for ten days from the last contact.
A negative COVID test and a 7-day quarantine is required for all people who travel internationally or domestically. A 10-day quarantine is required for anyone who travels internationally or domestically and wishes to return to school without a COVID test. Please see the parent/student handbook COVID addendum on the file share page for full details located here. COVID travel
Anyone who enters the building must have their temperature checked first. We have two Fotric temperature machines to ensure quick and reliable temperature scans.
Close contact is defined as being less than and six feet apart from an infected person for more than ten minutes accumulated over a 24 hour period.
Testing out of quarantine
If you are vaccinated or have had COVID within three months of contact, with an infected individual, you can test out of quarantine with a negative test result. If you are quarantining because of domestic travel you can test out after three days. There are currently no other circumstances to test out of quarantine.