COVID/Illness Information

If you need to report a positive COVID test result for a TISD Student- Please use this link
*** If your student has any absences related to COVID ( isolation or quarantine) -Please contact the school and let Nurse Dana know so their absences can be recorded correctly***
COVID Discussion:

1.Please keep your child home if sick

**If student has one of the following, Fever above 100.0, chills, feeling feverish, sore throat, new cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea, vomiting loss of taste or smell, Runny nose, congestion, please keep them home until symptoms improve or with MD clearance - Call Nurse Dana with any questions


2 .If your student tests positive for COVID, please keep your student home and contact Nurse Dana immediately. All health information is kept confidential. 

**Student with positive COVID test  MUST stay home for 5 days .

** Absences will only be excused with MD note/clearance after 5 days


3. If someone in your house tests positive for COVID, your student will need to stay home and quarantine for 5 days from exposure to monitor for symptoms. Your student may opt out of quarantine if they are fully vaccinated against COVID
4. If your student is pending COVID testing results, they should not return to school until result has been verified to prevent possible exposure to other students
5. A student is able to return to school after being sent home by the nurse with possible COVID symptoms when 1 of the following criteria occurs
  • At least 5 days have passed since symptom onset , 24 hour fever free AND all symptoms are improving
  • All symptoms are improving , fever free for 24 hours AND student has negative COVID test ( not home test)
  • All symptoms are improving, fever free for 24 hours AND MD note with clearance back to school.

6.All students that come to the TES Clinic during the school day will be assessed by Nurse Dana or other Health Services Staff. We may call you to help determine if your student can continue to day at school or need to go home due to illness. Please make sure all your numbers are updated in the system and answer any phone calls from the school to prevent issues.