There needs to be an understanding among parents and staff that NO ONE comes to school sick, ever. The act of sending your children to school or coming to work at school indicates that they are healthy. The act of sending your child to school or coming to work at school indicates that the following statements are true.
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
A fever of 100.0°F or higher or chills
Families must check the temperature of any household member who does not feel well
New loss of taste or smell
Muscle or body aches without obvious explanation
Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
Severe abdominal pain without constipation
Congestion/runny nose – not related to seasonal allergies
Neither I (if staff member) nor my child (student) have been in close contact with anyone with suspected or confirmed Covid-19
Neither I (if staff member) nor my child (student) have taken any medication to reduce a fever or any symptoms in the past 72 hours
Neither I (if staff member) nor my child (student) have returned from a COVID-19 “hot spot” within the past 14 days. If a member of our household has returned from a hot spot within the past 14 days, he/she is appropriately isolating from the rest of the family.
I agree that if I fail to abide by this agreement, I/my children may, at the school’s discretion, not be allowed to return to the school campus this year.
Temperatures will be taken at each gate as campers arrive on campus if they have not already certified their temperature at home prior to arrival. When a student is not feeling well, Employees will direct the student to the office to have their temperature taken again. In the event that the student is experiencing symptoms related to COVID, the office will arrange for their immediate pick up by their parent or legal guardian. Children will be sent home if they are exhibiting any of the following symptoms:
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
· Repeated shaking with chills;
· Muscle pain;
· Sore throat;
· Congestion or runny nose;
· Nausea or vomiting;
· Diarrhea; or
· New loss of taste or smell.
In the event that a student is sent home, the office staff shall recommend immediate testing. Employees will be frequently asked whether they are experiencing any of the above symptoms and may ask Employees to confirm that they have not tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 2 weeks. Employees are required to stay home in the event that the employee or anyone in their home is exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19. If you or a resident of your household is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, the school will require a physician screening certification prior to returning to campus.