COVID-19 guidance

The flowchart below is a general guide. If you have any questions, please be sure to contact the nurse for your child's school (students and families) or your supervisor (employees).

Situation       Result
         

No symptoms

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

Regardless of
vaccination status
CAN 
go to school/work
         

Feeling sick or unwell in any way 

Must test regardless of vaccination status to determine next steps if experiencing any of the following: 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

At home test results are negative, regardless of vaccination status

CAN 
go to school/work

Negative test results must be submitted to school nurse (students) or supervisor (employees)

       
At home test results are positive, regardless of vaccination status

CANNOT 
go to school/work

Can return after completing a 5-day quarantine

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

CANNOT 
go to school/work

Can return after completing a 5-day quarantine

         

Close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual and have symptoms

All symptomatic individuals must test to determine next steps, regardless of vaccination status 

Symptomatic and at home test results are positive, regardless of vaccination status

CANNOT 
go to school/work

Can return after completing a 5-day quarantine

       
Symptomatic and at home test results are negative, regardless of vaccination status

CAN 
go to school/work

Negative test results must be submitted to school nurse (students) or supervisor (employees)

                       

Close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual and do not have symptoms

Unvaccinated individuals with no symptoms must test to determine next steps

No symptoms, vaccinated with booster

CAN 
go to school/work

Recommended to test on day 5 or 6 after exposure

       
No symptoms, vaccinated without booster

CAN 
go to school/work

May come to school/work only, but should quarantine outside school/work

       
No symptoms, unvaccinated, at home test results are positive

CANNOT 
go to school/work

Can return after completing a 5-day quarantine

       
No symptoms, unvaccinated, at home test results are negative

CAN 
go to school/work

Negative test results must be submitted to school nurse (students) or supervisor (employees)