COVID-19 information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided updated guidance for schools to follow. The New York State Departments of Health and Education also have issued joint guidance aligning with the CDC’s updates.


Masks 

  • Optional in all district buildings and on First Student and CDTA buses

Positive tests

  • If a student or employee tests positive, they are required to isolate at home for five days and then wear a well-fitting mask for five days after returning to school or work

Contacts/exposure 

  • The CDC recommends that anyone exposed to COVID-19 wear a well-fitting mask for a full 10-day period and test at least five days after close contact, or sooner if symptoms develop

Symptoms

  • Students and employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should stay home until fever-free for 24 hours (without medication) and symptoms are improving.
  • The CDC recommends testing as soon as possible after symptoms begin

Testing

  • Test-to-stay requirements have been eliminated

Vaccinations

Daily reporting

  • No longer required

Latest updates

Sept. 8-14 COVID-19 cases

September 15, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 54 new confirmed cases of COVID...

Sept. 1-7 COVID-19 cases

September 7, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 16 new confirmed cases of COVID...

Aug. 24-31 COVID-19 cases

August 31, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of four new confirmed cases of COV...