♦ Parents must notify the school if a child has taken any fever reducing medications in the last 24 hours and must not bring the child to school.
♦ If a parent or a member of the same household tests positive for COVID-19 they will be required to provide a proof of clearance from a doctor prior to bringing the child to school. The same protocols apply to school staff.
♦ Parents should check the child’s temperature daily at home in the morning prior to bringing the child to school. If the temperature is above 100.4 F, and the child is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms (fever, sore throat, cough, muscle aches and difficulty breathing), please stay home and get medical care. Please inform the school ASAP. Same for the staff members.
♦ If a child or staff member develops a cough, fever, or shortness of breath at school, we will send them home as soon as possible. They should stay home until they are symptom free (no cough or fever and no fever controlling meds) for at least 72 hours.
♦ If a child or staff member is affected by COVID-19, a 14-day waiting period is required before they can return along with a physician’s note permitting school attendance.
♦ Parents and staff must maintain social distancing outside of school to reduce spread.
♦ County Public Health Department, Child Care Licensing Department and Parents will be informed if there are any known cases of COVID-19 within the school.
♦ Bright Minds Academy will follow guidelines given by the County Health Department and DSS and will modify these procedures based on updates from them. Parents, County Health and licensing will be informed if there are any COVID-19 cases within the school.