If your child has a fever (a temperature of 100.0 degrees or higher) they must be fever-free without the use of any fever-reducing medications for 24 hours before returning to school.
If your child has vomiting and/or diarrhea they must be symptom-free without the use of medications for 24 hours before returning to school.
If you have any questions or concerns about when your child may safely return to school please do not hesitate to contact the nurse at (814)272-3196.
How to protect yourself and others
For questions, please contact your school nurse.
Please share this document with all of the close contacts associated with your COVID+ submission via this link: https://bit.ly/3KOf5PX.
Test Positive for COVID-19i
Fill out this reporting positive cases form.
Notify your attendance secretary of COVID positive students.
Stay home for at least 5 days from the onset of symptoms (first day of symptoms is day zero) and isolate yourself from others in your home. You are likely most infectious during these first 5 days. Wear a high-quality mask when you must be around others at home and in public.
If after 5 days you are fever-free for 24 hours without the use of medication, and your symptoms are improving, or you never had symptoms, you may end isolation after day 5.
`Wear a high-quality mask through day 10 unless you test negative prior to day 10.
Are a Close Contact or Exposed to COVID-19
If you were exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 or have been told by a healthcare provider or public health authority that you were exposed, you should do the following, regardless of your vaccination status or if you have had a previous infection.
According to the CDCs Guidance for K-12 Schools, people who have known or suspected exposure to COVID-19 should wear a well-fitting mask or respirator around others for 10 days from their last exposure, regardless of vaccination status or history of prior infection. Full details about CDC recommendations can be found here.
If you are sick and suspect that you have COVID-19 but do not yet have test results.
You should isolate yourself until you have test results.
If your results are positive, see the above information.
If your results are negative, you can end your isolation.