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COVID Information

This page will keep Guardian Angels School families up-to-date on health information, school policies, and more regarding COVID 19 for the 2021-2022 school year. 
 
Please notify school as soon as you know a Covid test will be performed. While waiting for the results of a Covid test on anyone in your family, please keep any affected students and all siblings home from school and extra-curricular activities until test results are received.
 

Follow guidance from your healthcare provider in returning to school after negative test results are received for symptomatic students. Asymptomatic siblings may return to school upon receipt of negative test unless instructed otherwise by healthcare provider.

Daily wellness assessment: (This assessment should be completed by parents at home, before bringing students to school. If your student is experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact your health care provider for guidance.)

 

  • Fever of at least 100 degrees F (over 50% of children who test positive for COVID do not experience a fever)
  • Chills
  • New onset or worsening congestion or runny nose not associated with allergy symptoms
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore Throat
  • Rash
  • Confirmed or suspected positive case of COVID-19 in student or family member
COVID/Health Update (1/4/22)

 

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)
Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:
  • Stay home for 5 days.
    • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.
    • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
If you have a fever after day 5, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.

 

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19 (Quarantine)
These guidelines vary based on your vaccination status. 
 
If you have been:
Boosted,
Completed the primary series of the Pfizer vaccine within the last 5 months,
Completed the primary series of the Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months, or
Received the J&J vaccine within the last 2 months:
  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.
If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

 

If you have:
Completed the primary series of the Pfizer vaccine over 5 months ago and are not boosted,
Completed the primary series of the Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted,
Received the J&J vaccine over 2 months ago and are not boosted, or
Are unvaccinated:
  • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • Test on day 5 if possible.
If you develop symptoms, get a test and stay home.

 

If you have tested positive for COVID in the past 90 days, you follow the guidance listed above for the first group. This group would wear a mask for 10 days. If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home. There is no recommendation for asymptomatic testing on day 5 for this group.

 
Confirmed COVID Cases for Staff:
August: 1
September: 4
October: 1
November: 0
December: 6
January: 6
February: 0
March: 1
April: 0
May: 1
 
Confirmed COVID Cases for Students:
August: 6
September: 12
October: 7
November: 3
December: 22
January: 49
February: 2
March: 0
April: 0
May: 0
Important Documents For GA Families
Hamilton County Covid testing sitesClick here for a list of testing sites in Hamilton County, no doctor's order required, and pre-registration is available.