Returning to Work/School

If a student or employee is absent due to a routine illness, they must be symptom and fever free (less than 100.4 F) with no fever-reducing medications for 48 hours prior to their return. Please note that a virtual learning option is not available for absences related to routine illness.  

If a student or employee is confirmed COVID-19 positive:

  1. Begin isolation and notify Division Nurse 

  2. Return to Pace 10 days after the date of positive test AND when symptom-free with no fever-reducing medications for 48 hours prior to return. 
     

If an unvaccinated student or employee has been exposed to COVID-19, in accordance with CDC guidelines for close contact:

  1. Begin quarantine and notify the division nurse

  2. Monitor for signs/symptoms of COVID-19 and notify the division nurse if symptoms develop

  3. Obtain a COVID-19 PCR test on Day 5 post-exposure and submit test results to the division nurse.

    1. If test result is positive, begin isolation and follow guidelines for confirmed COVID-19 cases

    2. If test result is negative, return to Pace on Day 7 post-exposure

    3. If no testing is completed, return to Pace on Day 10 post-exposure
       

If a vaccinated student or employee has been exposed to COVID-19, in accordance with CDC guidelines for close contact:

  1. Monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and notify the division nurse if symptoms develop

  2. If symptoms develop, obtain a COVID-19 PCR test at least 3-5 days post-exposure and remain at home while test results are pending