COVID-19 attendance guide for families

The flowchart below is a general guide. If you have any questions, please be sure to contact the nurse for your child's school.

Situation       Result
         

No symptoms

No COVID-19 diagnosis for student or anyone in the home

Regardless of
vaccination status
CAN 
go to school
         

Feeling sick or unwell in any way 

Fever, fatigue/tiredness, muscle/body aches or pains, congestion, cough, runny nose, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, nausea/vomiting or diarrhea, headache, loss of taste or smell, rash

Regardless of
vaccination status

CANNOT 
go to school

Can return to school with a negative COVID-19 (PCR/NAAT) test or after a 10-day quarantine

         
No symptoms but has tested positive for COVID-19 Regardless of
vaccination status

CANNOT 
go to school

Can return to school after completing a 10-day quarantine.

         

Student has had close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual 

Including if student has no symptoms but someone in the home has tested positive

Student is
fully vaccinated
CAN 
go to school
       
Student is
unvaccinated

CANNOT 
go to school

Can return to school after completing a 10-day quarantine