Otsego Public Schools COVID-19 School Health Student Screening Guidelines
Before leaving for school, please make sure of the following screening. If your child has any of the following symptoms, that indicates a possible illness that may decrease the student’s ability to learn and put them at risk for spreading illness to others.
Close Contact/Potential Exposure:
In the past 14 days has your child:
If the answer is YES to any of the symptom questions, keep your child(ren) home from school. If the answer is YES to any symptoms question and YES to any close contact/potential exposure question, call the school as soon as possible to let them know the reason your child(ren) won’t be there today. Call your healthcare provider right away. If you don’t have one or cannot be seen, go to www.mi.gov/coronavirustest or call 2-1-1 to find a location to have your child(ren) tested for COVID-19.
If the answer is YES to any of the symptom questions, but NO to any close contact/potential exposure questions, your student may return based on the guidance for their symptoms (see “Managing Communicable Diseases in Schools”):
DISCLAIMER: This screening tool is subject to change based on the latest information on COVID-19. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Screening K-12 Students for Symptoms of COVID-19: Limitations and Considerations