COVID Guidelines 8/24/23
We are working closely with the Vinton County Health Department. We will keep you updated on any recent developments.
2023-24 UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDELINES
If students or staff feel sick or suspect they might have Covid-19, they should do the following: Stay home and take a rapid test.
If a person tests positive, he/she should stay home for 5 days from onset of symptoms and until fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication).
It is recommended to wear a mask for 5 days upon return.
If exposed to Covid-19, students and staff should do the following:
For a known exposure, wearing a mask for 10 days is recommended - you should test at the first sign of symptoms.
Wear a mask while indoors as soon as you find out you were exposed -
start counting from Day 1
Day 0 is the day of your last exposure to someone with Covid-19
Day 1 is the first full day after your last exposure
Free Covid-19 testing kits will continue to be available at each school building and/or the health department.
We will continue to inventory and keep as many on hand as possible.
Practice good hand hygiene…
? Wash hands with soap and water as needed
? Use hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available
Continue to clean surfaces with recommended cleaning solutions per directions.
The Vinton County Health Department will continue to offer Covid-19 vaccines.