Returning to HHS, RMS, or RAY after a Positive Covid test:
(or why “5 days” seems like more than 5)
Day 0 - The day of the positive test or the start of symptoms if considered.
Day 6 - The first possible day of return, with a negative rapid test AND Improving symptoms.
Day 7,8, 9, 10 - Also possible to return, with a negative rapid test AND Improving symptoms.
Day 11 - Return to school if symptoms have improved.
If someone who lives with you is covid positive
If you are up to date (you have received all doses in the primary series and one booster when eligible) with COVID vaccines and you are asymptomatic, you may attend school.
Unvaccinated and living with someone who is covid positive?
Stay home for 5 days after last exposure
Watch for symptoms for 10 days
Get tested 5 days after the exposure, even if you have no symptoms.
If positive, stay home and follow the instructions for covid positive return date.
If negative, return to school on day 6, wear a mask up to day 11.