Health & Safety
16. Each school and/or district reopening plan has written protocol that complies with DOH and CDC guidance for the return to school of students and staff following a positive screen for COVID-19 symptoms, illness or diagnosis of confirmed case of COVID-19 or following quarantine due to contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. Return to school will be coordinated with the local health department.
The District will follow all CDC, State, and local protocols for actions to be taken if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the school. This includes the “CDC Decision Tree,” which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/guidance-for-schools.html
Additionally, all District health office staff, including school nurses, will be be taking the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Contact Tracing program. More information about the program can be found here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/covid-19-contact-tracing?edocomorp=covid-19-contact-tracing
This page is provided pursuant to the New York State Department of Health Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.