Health and Safety

  • What are the procedures for daily check-in and health screenings for students and staff entering a building?

  • What procedures are in place for high-risk and immunocompromised staff and students who feel uncomfortable returning to an in-person setting, and how will they be kept safe?

  • What happens if a student and/or staff member comes to school without a face covering?

  • How will face coverings be enforced at school?

  • How will social distancing guidelines be maintained not only in classrooms but also in common spaces, such as hallways, the main office, bathrooms, gymnasiums, cafeterias, etc.?

  • How will bathroom use be conducted inside a school building?

  • How are handwashing and general hygiene practiced and reinforced with students and staff?

  • What are the procedures if a student or staff member tests positive and/or is exposed to someone with a positive test for COVID-19? How will contact tracing be conducted?

  • If a student/staff member tests positive for the virus, will all others in that classroom be required to quarantine for 14 days?

  • What are the procedures if a student shows COVID-19 symptoms during the school day?

  • What needs to occur for a student to return to school after a COVID-19 symptom-related absence?