COVID Procedures & Protocols

SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19Symptoms are ANY of the following, unless they have been diagnosed by a physician as symptoms of a non-COVID-19 related illness:

  • Fever (100 degreeF or higher) or chills
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue

This list may not include all possible symptoms. Visit the CDC website for updates as more is learned about COVID-19.

An individual is deemed CONTAGIOUS starting 2 days before their symptom onset. If a case is asymptomatic, the timeframe of contagiousness starts from 2 days prior to date of test.


PLEASE NOTE: The details on this page are subject to change as directives are provided by governing authorities and/or health officials or as environmental conditions change. Please check back frequently for the latest accurate information.

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STA Protocols for Determining Isolation and Quarantine

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 may come to school.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until you are fever-free without the use of medication for 24 hours.

If You Are Exposed to COVID-19 (Quarantine)

If you:Have been boosted.
OR
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna within the last 6 months. 
OR
Complete the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months.

 

  • We recommend wearing a mask around others for 10 days.
  • If you develop symptoms, stay home and get tested.

If you:Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted.
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted.
OR
Are UNVACCINATED.

 

  • Stay home for 5 days and watch for symptoms. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

OR

  • You may come to school but you must wear a mask for 10 days.


If you develop symptoms get tested and stay home.

Students are not fully vaccinated if:

  • It has been less than 2 weeks since a single-dose shot.
  • It has been less than 2 weeks since a second shot of a two-dose vaccine.
  • You haven’t received your second dose of a two-dose vaccine.

What if?

Nikki Ramos
Lower School Nurse
nramos@staschool.org
214-826-0566, ext. 4336

Renee Pinkston
Upper School Nurse
rpinkston@staschool.org
214-826-0566 X 4420

HEALTH CLINIC HOURS
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School Days

Medical Forms and Instructions

Doctor’s Notes
Per Diocesan policy, notes from the doctor/dentist office are required to return to school from an appointment.

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