Revised Summer 2023
If a Glen student or staff member experiences symptoms of an illness, including a fever (100.4°F or greater), cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, unusual fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, conjunctivitis, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or other symptoms that are out of character for the child and that prohibit the child from participating normally, they are expected to be kept at home, or, if symptoms develop during the day, they will be sent home.
Returning to in-person education on The Glen’s campus:
Students and staff must be symptom-free* for 24 hours, be able to participate normally* in school activities, AND have satisfied one of the following criteria:
— Isolate for at least 5 days since symptoms first appeared AND have had no symptoms for at least 24 hours. No COVID-19 test is needed.
— The child or staff member receives one negative COVID-19 test and has had no symptoms for at least 24 hours. (no need for an alternate diagnosis or 2nd test)
If your child develops a contagious disease such as COVID-19, measles, fifth disease, pink eye, mumps, strep throat, or chickenpox, be sure to get in touch with the school immediately so the Health Department and other parents can be notified. Failure to report an infectious disease endangers the health and safety of other children and teachers. It will not be tolerated and may cause unnecessary closing of classrooms due to possible exposure of students and faculty.
If your child is exposed to or has tested positive for COVID-19, as for any infectious disease, The Glen requires the individual to follow the CDC guidelines for Isolation and Exposure, including wearing masks, as recommended.
If you have any questions or concerns about the ability to return to school, please reach out to your child’s teacher.
*Regardless of their diagnosis, all students need to be symptom-free and able to participate normally in activities when they return to school. If your child is sent home from school on a Monday – Thursday, they must remain home the following school day, at a minimum, before returning.