Pitman District Covid-19 recommendations are as follows:
Stay home if you are...
Feverish (over 100)
Have a consistent cough
Have a sore throat not attributed to existing allergies or an alternative diagnosis
Have a consistently runny nose, not attributed to allergies
Have vomiting or diarrhea
Experience loss of taste or smell
It is highly recommended that if you suspect your student may have Covid-19, that you test and report results to your school nurse. Home tests are accepted.
Covid positive students should isolate at home for 5 days, and return to school on day 6. It is highly recommended that students returning after isolation should wear a mask on days 6-10.
If you student is isolating at home for Covid, a doctor's note will be needed for those absences to be excused.
*Updated Bivalent Covid-19 Vaccinations are now available!*
The CDC now recommends the updated boosters, which are formulated to offer continued protection against the original strain, while also offering better protection against the two lineages of the Omicron variant, BA.4 and BA.5, which represent over 90% of currently circulating virus.
Bivalent boosters are available to anyone 12 years and older
It is recommended that your last Covid vaccination or booster has been at least 2 months ago.
The new bivalent boosters will be available at the Gloucester County Health Department
The county vaccine clinic is open Thursdays from 1-5pm
Located at 204 E Holly Ave, Sewell, 08080
Register for your booster at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/en-US/