COVID Symptoms

COVID-19 Symptoms - NOW WHAT?
Posted on 10/02/2020

The school would like to clear up any misunderstandings around the protocol to follow if your child fails the morning screening or is sent home after being assessed with COVID-19 symptoms.

Prior to coming to school, please complete the on-line COVID-19 School Screening at and follow the instructions provided.

What happens when you are directed by the COVID-19 School Screening NOT to attend school/Stay Home?

Please notify the school and follow the directions provided by the daily screening.

What happens when you are directed by the COVID-19 School Screening to attend school and they present symptoms at school?

If your child is directed to the office because they are not feeling well or have observable symptoms, the child will be isolated and the school's administration will complete the daily screening with the child (  The information provided by the screening will be followed and the parent/guardian notified.

Other children in your family can continue to come to school provided they are symptom-free and pass the daily school screening (  

If a person in your household tests positive for COVID-19, all children MUST remain home to self-isolate for 14 days.

To consult the exact wording from the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit please click here.

Please help to keep our school and other members of our community safe by having a plan in place to have your child picked up if requested by the school.


Thank you,