2-17-2021 Covid Call out

Good afternoon!

This is Dr. Trina Wilkey, the New Castle Community School Corporation RN, with a COVID19 Update:

Effective Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the following protocols will be in place:

Close Contact Definition – Students

  • Will remain as previously defined.
  • Contact tracing will continue at a 6 feet distance.

Asymptomatic Close Contacts – Students

  • Students will have a 10 day quarantine at home & will return on the 11th day.
  • Students will utilize enhanced precautions on days 11-14 & monitor for symptoms of Covid-19. 

Fever-Free Protocol – Untested or Tested Negative

  • If a student is out due to fever, diarrhea or vomiting, they must remain free of these symptoms x 24 hours (without the use of medications) before returning to school.
  • Those  that are symptomatic but have not been tested or tested negative will also use the symptom‐based strategy CDC guidelines unless given a  written release signed by their health care provider.
  • Stay home if symptoms appear or if feeling sick & get a PCR Covid Test. 

Please continue to keep us informed of any positive or close contact cases. 

This message, along with the newest CDC guidelines & documents, have been posted on our school website for your convenience. 

Please Stay safe & Stay healthy.

Thank you!