School Nurse Corner
Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Events
Sign up for serial (Weekly) Covid-19 testing
The state is offering students the opportunity to get free weekly COVID-19 testing done at school. They are offering $25 for the first test and $10 for every test after that. Families can opt-out of the incentives by visiting the CDPHE website.
Please complete the appropriate permission form below and your student will start testing the following week.
For more information please visit https://covid19.colorado.gov/free-testing-schools
The below information will be beneficial to determine whether or not your student can attend school today.
Can I go to school today?
Puedo ir a la escuela hoy?
If your student has symptoms of COVID-19 it is recommended to have them tested.
If your student tests positive for COVID-19 please notify the school so proper cleaning and quarantine can take place.
Corona Virus Updates
For general questions about COVID-19 you can call the State of Colorado Information line at:
• CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or
• 1-877-462-2911, for answers in many languages
Or call the local hospital nurse line at:
Rio Grande Hopsital- 719-657-4990
San Luis Valley Health- 719-589-2511 ext. 9
Valley Wide Health Systems- 719-589-3658 ext. 9
For general questions or concerns you can also dial 211 from your phone to be connected with the Corona Virus Call Center.
DO NOT CALL 911 WITH QUESTIONS!
Differences in Symptoms of Common Illnesses
Saguache County Public Health Orders: https://www.saguachecounty.net/index.php/departments/public-health/1740-third-amended-standing-public-health-order-related-to-events
Colorado Specific Up-to-date Information: https://covid19.colorado.gov
Govenor Polis's Executive Orders: https://www.colorado.gov/governor/2020-executive-orders
COVID-19 Press Releases: https://www.colorado.gov/governor/news
State Public Health Orders: https://covid19.colorado.gov/public-health-executive-orders-explained
COVID-19 Testing Guidelines: https://covid19.colorado.gov/testing
CDPHE Guidelines on Cleaning: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XQnjAL2nzdPnb7Dabz7-fX8Pw7XlyUe8/view
To volunteer or donate to the states effort on fighting COVID-19 visit: https://covrn.com