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Parent Protocols and Screening Overview

Parents are encouraged to check symptoms of the child before attending school. Students will be required to have their temperature checked upon entering campus.  Any student with 100.4 temperature or higher will be sent to the isolation room. Click here for illness decision chart for parents. Students must stay home, inform the school, and notify their healthcare provider if the student has the following symptoms: headache, fever, cough, nasal drainage, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, loss of taste, loss of smell.  A student must stay home if he/she may have been in direct contact with someone who has Covid- 19. They must inform the school.  Symptomatic students will be isolated and supervised until the student is picked up. It will be the responsibility of the parent/guardian to promptly pick up the student from school. Students or staff members who have been determined to be in direct contact of a student with COVID – 19  will be asked to quarantine for 14 days and monitor for COVID symptoms. Direct contact is defined as being within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes. Seating charts will be maintained to minimize the number of students who will have to quarantine.

Requirements for students to return to school:

  1. 10 days after symptom onset OR 10 days after testing positive if you have no symptoms
  1. 24 hours fever-free without use of fever-reducing med

               AND

  1. Significant improvement of symptoms

               OR

  1. A written letter from Healthcare Provider stating student is not contagious

 

Employee Protocols and Screening Overview

Employees will be advised to stay home if they are sick or have been in direct contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Employees will be required to have their temperature checked upon arrival to work. Any employee with 100.4 temperature or higher will be sent home. Employees will need to contact their supervisor if they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, test positive for COVID-19, or are directly exposed to someone who tests positive for COVID-19. COVID symptoms are headache, fever, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, cough, chills, body aches, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, loss of taste, loss of smell.  Students or staff members who have been determined to be in direct contact of an employee  with COVID – 19 will be asked to quarantine for 14 days and monitor for COVID symptoms. Direct contact is defined as being within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes. Seating charts will be maintained to minimize the number of students who will have to quarantine.

Employees may be requested by HR to present a doctor’s release to return to work.

Iberia Parish School District COVID-19 Flowchart for Employees

 

Travel Restrictions

Students: Field trips will be discontinued until further notice.

Employees: IPSB will discontinue travel to conferences and workshops until further notice, unless pre-approved by the Superintendent or designee.

 

 

Visitors on Campus                                      

The safety of our staff and students are our main concern. Therefore, visitors are encouraged to make appointments to visit IPSB schools and offices. To reduce the spread of the virus and reduce exposure to our staff and students, visitors may be asked to have their temperature checked upon entering the building. All visitors and parents must have a face covering. Non- essential visitors will be limited. No parent will be able to eat lunch with their child or visit the classroom.