D62 COVID-19 VITALS
COVID-19 HEALTH MONITORING: IN-PERSON STAFF AND STUDENTS
The dashboard is updated each school day. Unless otherwise noted, the data is provided as cumulative totals since the first day of school by each location, by non-school locations, overall summary, and "week-at-a-glance", which shows new reports for the current week.
Information shown may differ from the Illinois Department of Public Health reports.
WEEK-AT-A-GLANCE: November 21 - 27
POSITIVE CASES STUDENTS AND STAFF
POSITIVE CASES STUDENT AND STAFF PERCENTAGE
QUARANTINED AND ISOLATED STUDENTS
QUARANTINED AND ISOLATED STAFF
Definitions and Notes
Positive: Includes individuals with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 positive test.
Isolated: You isolate when you have been infected with the virus, even if you don’t have symptoms.
Quarantined: You quarantine when you might have been exposed to the virus.
Close Contact: In the K–12 indoor classroom setting, the close contact definition excludes students who were within 3 to 6 feet of an infected student (laboratory-confirmed or a clinically compatible illness) if both the infected student and the exposed student(s) correctly and consistently wore well-fitting masks the entire time.
Note: What options are available for unvaccinated students to return to school from quarantine after an exposure? See IDPH Frequently Asked Questions from August 9, 2021.
D62 School Health Offices
Our school's nursing staff monitor individual health information at the building level. Per privacy guidelines, no additional information can be shared regarding the COVID-19-positive individual. If you have healthcare concerns, please contact your family’s healthcare provider.
How do I know if...
Unless you have been otherwise notified, your child has NOT been identified as a close contact and does NOT need to quarantine at home or to be tested.
A “close contact” is someone who:
In the K–12 indoor classroom setting, the close contact definition excludes students who were within 3 to 6 feet of an infected student (laboratory-confirmed or a clinically compatible illness) if both the infected student and the exposed student(s) correctly and consistently wore well-fitting masks the entire time.
What if my child...
Parents should continue to monitor their students each day for symptoms of COVID-19 which could include fever, loss of taste or smell, headache, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, body aches and/or nausea. If your child develops COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your child’s healthcare provider as soon as possible. Please contact the school if your child tests positive for COVID-19.
What happens if...
This information will be shared with parents in affected classes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others. Individuals in quarantine may not always be COVID-19-positive. Until your child's teacher returns, a qualified substitute teacher will continue to support the class and monitor the students’ progress.