What to do if you have symptoms
- Fever (100.4 °F or higher), Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Chills, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea
● Stay home if you have a fever or feel too unwell to participate in school ● Conduct a rapid test, if negative, repeat another rapid test in 24 hours. If both rapid tests are negative, AND student/staff has been afebrile for 24 hours without fever reducing medication AND symptoms have improved, they may return to school. (Twin Valley Middle High School has test kits that can be provided to students and staff if needed.) ● If a rapid test is positive follow guidelines below.
Fully vaccinated (and have received a booster for adults)
May attend school as long as no symptoms, if develops symptoms stay home and test
● Recommended that you conduct a rapid test for 4th +5 consecutive days after learning of the exposure. (May obtain test kits from school.) ● May attend school as long as no symptoms are experienced.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A CLOSE CONTACT TO SOMEONE IN YOUR HOME with ongoing exposure?
● Recommended to test if having any symptoms. (May obtain test kits from school.) ● Must stay home if having any symptoms
Unvaccinated or not up to date •No earlier than day 4, take two antigen tests 24 hours apart (or longer) OR • On or after day 5 take a PCR or LAMP test If you develop symptoms at any time, get tested . Contact the school nurse with questions or to obtain test kits. May attend school as long as daily tests are negative and not experiencing symptoms.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU TEST POSITIVE BY PCR OR RAPID TEST? ● Stay home and isolate for 5 days. ○ You can leave your home after day 5 if: ■ you have had no fever for at least 24 hours without the use of medicine that reduces fevers ■ It is recommended you wear a mask around others through day 10.
Return to Play Guidance for Covid Return to play After covid 19- please have a conversation with your child's pediatrician about medical clearance before returning to gym/sports