The guidance in the toolkit will be adjusted over the coming weeks based on feedback and the evolving situation with COVID-19.
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- HOME is the first point on the screening continuum.
LEAs should educate and support families on identifying the symptoms that indicate staff and students must stay at home. Families should be encouraged to self-report symptoms of illness, including: Fever, new onset of cough, etc. Self-reporting mechanisms could include: calling the school, calling health care provider, etc.
- TRANSPORTATION is the second point on the screening continuum.
LEAs should use clearly visible signage to communicate the symptoms students should NOT have if traveling on a school bus.
- SCHOOL is the final point on the screening continuum.
Schools may conduct additional symptom evaluation for students and staff who were unable to complete screening before arrival to school, appear ill, or complain of symptoms of COVID-19.