SCHOOL HEALTH PROTOCOLS FAQ

ILLNESS

  • What should I do if I suspect my student has COVID-19?

  • Do I need to report if my student is COVID-19 positive?

  • What will the school do if my student has symptoms that could be indicative of COVID-19?


Testing Availability

  • Does the district have any COVID-19 testing sites available?


Notifications

  • Will DSISD maintain a dashboard of positive cases?

  • Will I be notified if my student is around someone who is known to be COVID positive?

  • What do I do if I receive a classroom or bus letter?


Vaccinations

  • Are students and staff required to get a COVID-19 vaccine?


Social Distancing

  • Are classrooms socially distanced?

  • Will campus lunchrooms be socially distanced?


Absences and Make-up Work

  • How will my student’s absence be handled if he or she is isolated for being positive or suspected positive for COVID-19?

  • How will my student’s absence be handled if we are notified that they have been a close contact, or in a classroom or on a bus with a COVID-19 positive individual?


Classroom Closures/Protocol Change

  • How many cases in a classroom warrant a classroom closure?

  • When are Phase 2 protocols implemented?