Starting March 12, 2022, please follow this updated flowchart if your child has symptoms that may be related to COVID-19.
Exposed students and staff may continue to participate in school and extracurricular activities if they are not symptomatic. testing is recommended three to five days after the known exposure.
If an exposed student or staff develops symptoms, they are required to immediately isolate at home and follow the protocols outlined by the Department of Health.
Positive COVID cases
Someone who tests positive for COVID-19 must isolate at home for 5 days. If their symptoms have improved and they have been fever-free for 24 hours without medication, they may return to work or school with the following options:
- They can wear a well-fitting mask for days 6-10 after symptom onset, OR
- They can submit a negative COVID-test (at-home or lab test) result taken any day after day 5, OR
- If they cannot wear a mask or provide a negative test result, they can continue their isolation through day 10.
Protecting health and safety
It’s essential that students and families continue to:
- Stay home when you are sick
- Watch for symptoms of COVID-19
- Use this COVID-19 screening tool at home
- Maintain physical distancing to the extent possible
- Wash and sanitize your hands throughout the day
Several COVID-19 health and safety requirements will continue after March 11, including:
- COVID-19 vaccination for all school district employees and volunteers per Gov. Inslee’s Proclamation
- Masks are still required by staff and students in health rooms and care/isolation rooms and will be provided to students as they enter the health room
- Masks may still be required by staff working with students receiving specialized services whose disability prevents them from wearing a mask