January 11, 2022
Dear Avonworth School Community,
Beginning today, January 11, the Avonworth School District will follow the updated CDC guidance for isolation and quarantine. If your child is currently in isolation or quarantine, they can return to school when they meet the guidelines outlined below.
If you test positive for COVID-19 (regardless of vaccination status):
If exposed to someone positive for COVID-19:
If an individual develops symptoms at any time, they should stay home from school and not return until symptom-free for 24 hours. This means a fever, sore throats, coughs, fatigue, muscle aches, etc. has fully resolved.
The following information is how 5 days is calculated for isolation or quarantine.
5 Day Isolation if COVID Positive:
5 Day Quarantine if Identified as a Close Contact:
- Day Zero is the day you exposed to the person who is COVID positive.
To assist you with determining if your student may need to isolate or quarantine, the Allegheny County Health Department has created an app that is helpful for this purpose. Below is a link to the app.
Allegheny County Health Department Application for Determining Isolation and Quarantine
Jeffrey M. Hadley, Ed.D.