Uncas Health District: Parents' Daily Health Checklist

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Daily Screening for Parents

Download a printable version, Parents' Daily Checklist

Every morning before you send your child to school please check the following:

  • Does your child have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or greater?

Any other signs of illness such as:

Congestion

Runny Nose

Cough

Shortness of Breath

Difficulty Breathing

Nausea

Vomiting

Diarrhea

Sore Throat

Headache

Muscle Pain

Fatigue

Chills

New Loss of Taste or Smell

Keep the child home and seek medical advice

 

  • Was your child in close contact (within 6 feet for more than 15 minutes) with anyone confirmed with COVID-19 within the last 2 weeks?
  • Has your child traveled out of state/country to any of the locations on the COVID-19 Travel Advisory?

 

If the answer is YES to any of these questions, DO NOT send your child to school. 

Instead, begin quarantine of your child and contact your healthcare provider. Strongly consider COVID-19 testing.

These health protocols, as related to COVID-19, incorporate recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the State of Connecticut, and the Department of Education School Reopening 2020 recommendations.

COVID-19: When a student, faculty, or staff member can return to school:

Individual Symptomatic

No Symptoms

Not tested for COVID-19, No known exposure to COVID19 WITH alternate explanation (strep, influenza, etc. as determined by a doctor)

May return to school after 24 hours resolution of fever without fever-reducing medications AND Return to School Form completed by the provider stating that the individual has an alternate diagnosis and the provider believes it’s appropriate for the patient to return to school

N/A

Not tested WITHOUT alternate explanation

Must remain home for at least 10 days from the first day symptoms appeared AND be 24 hours fever-free without fever-reducing medications and with the improvement of symptoms

N/A

Tested Negative

The individual can return to school with a negative test AND Return to School Form completed by the provider stating that the individual has an alternate diagnosis and the provider believes it’s appropriate for the patient to return to school. If no alternative diagnosis, isolate for at least 10 days from the first day symptoms appeared and be 24 hours fever-free without fever-reducing medications and with the improvement of symptoms. The test may have been a false negative. 

May proceed with attending school.

EXCEPTION: A known close contact (within 6 feet of a confirmed case for more than 15 minutes) must complete a 14-day quarantine, even if the test is negative.

Tested Positive

Must remain home in isolation for at least 10 days from the date symptoms begin AND be 24 hours fever-free without fever-reducing medications and with the improvement of symptoms.

Isolate at home for 10 days from when the test was taken. If the individual develops symptoms, MUST isolate for at least 10 days from the date symptoms begin AND be 24 hours fever-free without fever-reducing medications and with the improvement of symptoms.

Close Contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more with a confirmed COVID – 19 case)

N/A

Quarantine for 14 days before returning to school. Must remain symptom-free. If an individual develops symptoms, then refer to the symptomatic scenarios.

 

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