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COVID-19 PROTOCOL
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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Atkinson County School System - 

COVID-19 Protocol for STUDENTS & STAFF (effective 1/21/2022)

Latest Changes are Highlighted Yellow

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STUDENTS & STAFF - If You Test Positive via PCR or Rapid Test (NO HOME TEST) for COVID-19 (Isolate)  Everyone, regardless of vaccination status. 

 

  • Stay home for 5 days from your test date.
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house and return to school on Day 6.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever or develop symptoms, continue to stay home until you are fever free without medication 24 hrs prior to returning and improving symptoms.

STUDENTS

 If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19  (HOUSEHOLD ONLY)

If you:  (Are Vaccinated)

Have been boosted
    OR
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months
   OR
Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

·         Wear a mask around others for 10 days from the test date of the Covid-19 Positive person.

·         If you exhibit symptoms at any time, contact the School Nurse for guidance. 

 

  If you: (Are Not fully Vaccinated or Unvaccinated)

 

­­Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted
    OR
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
    OR
Are unvaccinated

·         Stay home for 5 days from the test date of the Covid-19 Positive person.

·         On Day 6 you may return to school and continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

·         If you exhibit symptoms at any time, contact the School Nurse for guidance. 

 

 STAFF    

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19   (HOUSEHOLD ONLY)

If you:  (Are NOT exhibiting symptoms)

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days from the test date of the Covid-19 Positive person. 
  • If you exhibit symptoms at any time, contact the School Nurse for guidance. 

 

If you:  (Are exhibiting symptoms) 

  • Stay home for 5 days from the test date of the Covid-19 Positive person.
  • On Day 6 you may return to school and continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you exhibit symptoms at any time, contact the School Nurse for guidance. 

 

**     ATKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM    **

**    WILL NOT BE DOING CONTACT TRACING RELATED TO SCHOOL EXPOSURES    **

**Atkinson County School System will not accept any Covid Home Tests.

**Positive Rapid Tests from a medical facility will be accepted.

**Negative Rapid Tests from a medical facility will require a PCR Test .

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