Return to School - Guidelines for Parents

Individuals with COVID-19 can experience a wide range of signs and symptoms that may vary from very mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Students experiencing any COVID-19 symptom (listed below) during the school day must be excluded from school.

 Fever (100.0 or greater) or Chills Cough
Headache Sore Throat
Vomiting Difficulty Breathing/Shortness of Breath
Diarrhea Muscle or Body Aches
Fatigue New Loss of Taste/Smell

According to CDC/IDPH Guidance:

 Your child will need to stay home for:

  • At least 24 hours after fever, vomiting, and diarrhea has resolved (without fever-reducing medication)

  • All other symptoms have improved

  • It has been at least 5 days since the onset of symptoms

 Students may return in fewer than 5 days after meeting one of these conditions:

  • With verified medical documentation of alternate diagnosis as a reason for symptoms
    OR

  • With documentation of negative COVID-19 test (home tests accepted)
     → Pictures of home tests can be emailed to the school nurse including name, date of birth and date and time of test in Sharpie on the test.

COVID Resources

COVID Cases


5

Active
   3 Students
   2 Staff


2021-22 - 451 Students, 61 Staff
2020-21
 - 82 Students, 32 Staff

Updated: 1/31/2023