Identifying Students on campus who need to quarantine due to probable close contact with a positive covid case.
When information is received that a student has been exposed to a positive covid case.
Step 1- Collect detailed information regarding last date of contact with positive individual. Information as to when symptoms started for positive case and date of positive test.
Step 2- Remove probable close contact from classroom, notify parent if they were not the person informing you of said contact. (DETERMINING CLOSE PROBABLE CONTACT is done by interviewing positive case, probable close contacts and watching cameras and interviewing teachers, bus drivers and other staff when needed.
Step 3- Fill out paperwork with the following information to mail to parent.
STUDENTS OR EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE HAD TWO COVID SHOTS DO NOT HAVE TO QUARANTINE UNLESS THEY ARE SYMPTOMATIC OR BECOME SYMPTOMATIC.
Identifying student/employee who need to isolate.
Step 1- Collect detail information regarding positive student or staff
Step 2- Send student or employee home if on campus after contacting parent/guardian (for students)
Step 3- Contact trace if student or employee has been on campus 48 hours prior to positive test or symptoms.
Step 4- Send home anyone who has been within 6 feet of positive person without a mask on from either party for more than 15 cumulative minutes in a 24 hour period. If both parties have worn mask the entire time the close contact will not be sent home unless symptomatic. Parents will be notified of this information so they can be watching for symptoms.
Step 5- Fill out the following information and report to Arkansas Dept. of Health Positive case.
Student/Employee become symptomatic at school with or without both covid shots.
Step 1-Nursing evaluation as to symptoms and if running fever
Step 2- Call parent/guardian (if student) to report student is symptomatic and per Arkansas Dept. of Health guidelines must have a covid test at an official covid testing facility. Home test are not accepted.
Step 3- If their test is negative, a copy of the negative test must be presented to the school district prior to student returning. If the test is positive we will need a copy of that as well.
Step 4- If their test is positive, we will need a copy of positive test and we will do contacting tracing from 48 hours prior to onset of symptoms.