2022 Covid-19 Protocol Updates

COVID-19 Required Actions by Health Dept.  Updated 2/28/22 (download via this link / see table below)

COVID-19 Protocols for WT Schools
Effective 3/1/22

Based on Updated Guidance from the Health Department 2/25/22
Approved by the School Board 2/23/22

COVID-19 Health Safety Area

Protocol

Details

Masks

Optional

Masks are optional for everyone indoors and outdoors on WT property/facilities/schools/buses (regardless of vaccination status).

Contact Tracing

Per Health Department

WT Schools will adhere to the most updated guidelines from the health department for reporting positive cases and contact tracing of COVID-19.

Vaccines

Optional

Per the Health Department, the best protection against COVID-19 is getting fully vaccinated. Details on vaccination can be found at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/.

COVID-19 Health Safety Action

Designation

Action Protocols for WT Property/Facilities/Schools for Staff and Students

Test Positive for COVID-19

 

At-home or Lab Test

Isolate

(Self-report to school)

 

Stay home and isolate from other people for at least five full days (day zero is the first day of symptoms or the date of the day of the positive viral test for asymptomatic persons).

People who are in isolation may return to school on day six as long as fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications and symptoms have improved.

They should wear a mask when around others at home, in public and at school for an additional five days (days six-10).

People who are confirmed to have COVID-19 regardless of their vaccination status or symptoms should isolate.

Awaiting a COVID-19 Test Result

At-home or Lab Test

Quarantine

(Self-report to school when awaiting test result & self-report result)

Person is not allowed on WT property or in facilities until the test result is negative for COVID-19 from either an at-home or lab test. If the test is positive from an at-home or lab test, follow the “isolate” protocols.

Exhibiting Symptoms of COVID-19

COVID-19 Symptoms

Isolate

(Self-report to school via normal attendance procedures)

Individuals who have symptoms of COVID-19 should stay home until symptoms are resolving and are fever-free for 24 hours (unmedicated).

Per the Health Department, the best protection against COVID-19 is getting fully vaccinated. Details on vaccination can be found at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/.

COVID-19 Contact
Marion County Health Department 317-221-2000
WT Health Services 317-259-5265
WT School Nurses

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