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State Requirements

  • Faculty and staff will wear face coverings.
  • Signage will be used to designate entry/exit flow patterns to minimize congestion.
  • Nonessential visitors and volunteers will be limited. Each school is to determine essential versus nonessential.
  • Protocols will be established for any visitors and itinerant staff to wear face coverings and complete symptoms checks.
  • Protocols will be established for drop-off/pick-up and will be communicated to families.
  • Local health department personnel will be consulted regarding procedures for tracing a positive COVID-19 case by an employee, student, visitor, or those who have come into contact with an individual testing positive.
  • Quarantine rooms will be designated at each school to temporarily house students who are ill and awaiting a return to home. Quarantine procedures will be included in the plan when we receive them from the state.
  • Health and safety issues will be communicated transparently, while protecting the privacy of students and families.
  • Staff and student symptoms and absenteeism will be monitored carefully.
  • Staff and students will be educated on the motto: “If you feel sick; stay home,”
  • Symptomatic individuals will not be allowed to physically return to school unless their symptoms are not due to a communicable disease as confirmed by a medical provider.
  • Each school will designate a contact person for parent questions.
  • District and school plans will be posted as a link on school websites.

Plan

  • Personal protective equipment will be provided to employees based on assignment, including face masks,
    face shields, plexiglass, and hand sanitizer.
  • Faculty and staff will wear face coverings.
  • Health and safety issues will be communicated by the school in coordination with the county health department under the supervision of the appropriate Administrator of Schools.
  • Offices will be equipped with a gallon of hand sanitizer and plexiglass screens.
  • Administrators will submit a school plan by the first day of school to their Administrator of Schools, including plans and protocols that will:
    • Designate building entry and exit flow patterns (using multiple points of entry and exit in the morning and afternoon).
    • Describe the student check-in and check-out process at their school (may include walking younger students out to their car so parents do not need to enter the school).
    • Outline the expectations for visitors to monitor their health, wear a face covering, and enter the building beyond the office area only for necessary school business.
    • Establish a quarantine room for students who are ill and awaiting a return to home.
    • Establish a routine to monitor staff and student symptoms and absenteeism carefully.
    • Communicate health and safety issues transparently, while protecting the privacy of students and families.
    • Educate staff and students on the motto: “If you feel sick; stay home,”
    • Not allow symptomatic individuals to physically return to school unless their symptoms are not due to a communicable disease as confirmed by a medical provider.
    • Designate a contact person for parent questions regarding the return to school plans.
    • Post a link on school websites to District and School Reopening Plans.

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