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COVID-19 Updates

 
Covid
COVID-19 Resources
 
Testing ResourcesAt-HomeAt-Home Testing
 
 
 
 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Health/Safety
Students and faculty/staff must abide by the following regulations:
 
  • Maintain three feet of distance from all peers and faculty/staff when feasible 
  • Wash hands frequently and thoroughly
  • Stay home if sick
  • Masks must be worn on school buses, including vans to athletic events. All SSCA athletes are encouraged to keep one or two masks in their athletic bags at all times so that they will be prepared to ride in the vans.
  • Students and staff who test positive for Covid must continue to wear a mask for a certain amount of days after testing positive for COVID-19. Please click here for additional information.
  • Staff will wear masks when meeting individually with students, parents, or colleagues who prefer to use masks.
  • Students or faculty/staff who prefer to continue to wear masks are welcome to do so.
No. Covid testing will not be required for students, faculty, or staff before returning to school.
 
Although Covid testing is not required, faculty/staff and students may participate in our free at-home antigen testing program. Please click here to opt-in for this program and for more information.
To reach our Covid nurse, please email [email protected]. In an emergency, please call the Main Office at (781) 331-4340. 
 
Reasons to call the nurse include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • If your child has a fever (temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher) (they should stay home if they have a fever)
  • If your child is sick and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
  • If your child tests positive for COVID-19
  • If your child is considered a close contact to someone in their household who has tested positive for COVID-19, they must get tested. You will then call the nurse to inform her of your child's test results.
No. Temperature screenings will not take place at the school. Instead, parents/guardians should take their child(ren)'s temperature at home before coming into school each day. A temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher is considered a fever. Students with a fever are required to stay home and parents/guardians must report the temperature to the nurse by emailing [email protected] or by calling the Main Office at (781) 331-4340.