What if I say “YES” to one of the questions on the Dr. Owl screener?
If you answer “YES” to any of the questions on the Dr. Owl screener, you should keep your child home and contact your child’s campus nurse. Unless your child has a note from a medical provider with a current diagnosis of an illness other than COVID-19, your child will not be able to attend school or school events until at least 10 days have passed and they are symptom-free.
What are COVID-19 symptoms?
Floresville ISD will use the following symptom-based strategy list as recommended by DSHS Region 8.
He/she cannot be at school. If the child is at school, they must be picked up immediately.
After having symptoms or testing positive, when can my child return to school?
Students must meet the following conditions before being cleared to return to school.
Criteria List One (must meet all 3):
Criteria List Two (One of the following)
Obtain a medical professional’s note clearing the individual for return based on an alternate diagnosis (note MUST state diagnosis or "non-COVID related illness).
Obtain a PCR infection test at a physician's office, approved testing site, or another site that comes back negative for COVID-19.
How does the nurse determine what is “normal for my child”?
If your child has a chronic condition that may have the same symptoms as COVID-19, you will need to submit a note from your child’s medical provider stating your child’s diagnosis and the symptoms your child has.
What if my child has a chronic condition that has the same symptoms as the symptoms identified for COVID-19?
If your child has a chronic condition, provide the school nurse with a note from your health care provider with:
Should your child experience the identified symptom in a way that appears to be “not normal” or worsening, the school will contact the parent to pick up the child and have evaluated by your healthcare provider.
What happens if someone in my child’s household gets a positive COVID-19 test result?
What does “close contact” mean?
As defined by TEA Public Health Guidance:
Close contact is defined as:
Either (a) or (b) defines close contact if it occurred during the infectious period of the case, defined as two days prior to symptom onset to 10 days after symptom onset. In the case of asymptomatic individuals who are lab-confirmed with COVID-19, the infectious period is defined as two days prior to the confirming lab test and continuing for 10 days following the confirming lab test.
What happens if my child has “close contact” with a non-household person who has a positive COVID-19 test result?
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