PROTOCOLS FOR CONFIRMED COVID CASES FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF

Dixon Unified School District

PROTOCOLS FOR CONFIRMED COVID CASES FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF

From California Department of Public Health Guidance

 

Close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

 

--Send home if at school.

--Exclude from school for 10 days from last exposure, per CDPH quarantine recommendations.

--Recommend testing 5-7 days from last exposure (but will not shorten 10-day exclusion if negative).

--School/classroom remain open.

--Consider school community notification of a known exposure. No action needed if exposure did not happen in school setting.


Confirmed COVID- 19 case infection of one or more persons.


--Notify the Public Health Department.

--Exclude from school for 10 days from symptom onset date or, if asymptomatic, for 10 days from specimen collection date.

--Identify school contacts, inform the LHD of identified contacts, and exclude contacts (possibly the entire stable group) from school for 10 days after the last date the case was present at school while infectious.

--Recommend testing asymptomatic contacts 5-7 days from last exposure and immediate testing of symptomatic contacts (negative test results will not shorten 10-day exclusion).

--Disinfection and cleaning of classroom and primary spaces where case spent significant time.

--School remains open.


--School community notification of a known case.

--Notification of persons with potential exposure if case was present in school while infectious