Ridgewood Public Schools is implementing a Test-to-Stay (TTS) modified quarantine protocol for K-12 students who are exposed to a person with COVID-19 (close contact) and who are NOT FULLY VACCINATED. The TTS Protocol will go into effect on May 24, 2022. Below are the criteria for eligibility and the TTS requirements.
Test-to-Stay Eligibility (K-12 Students)
The student does not have signs or symptoms of COVID-19.
The student is not a household contact of a COVID-19 case.
The student is able and willing to follow the TTS requirements with parental consent.
The student is to be tested immediately following the notification of being a close contact. The test may be performed using a home-based kit or rapid test at a testing site.
The student is required to wear a mask indoors and outdoors at school through day 10.
The student is to be tested on day 5 after exposure.
If either test is positive, the student must follow the exclusion protocol.