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Covid 19 Information

WWS Student Guidelines: 

Absence related to Illness - 2022/23



  • All students will return to full-time in-person school during the 2022-23 school year.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms of an illness such as any of the following, please stay home.
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Short of Breath or difficulty breathing
    • Extremely Tired
    • Muscle or Body Aches
    • Headache
    • Sore Throat
    • Congestion
    • Runny nose
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • You may have COVID-19 or another contagious illness.
    • If possible, take a COVID-19 test.  It can take up to 24-48 hrs after the symptoms start to confirm a case of COVID.
    • Consult with your provider if you have questions or concerns.
    • Take care of yourself.  
    • Get rest and stay hydrated.
  • What if you test POSITIVE for COVID-19
    • Most people with COVID-19 have a mild case and can recover at home without medical care.
    • Contact your healthcare provider if you are at high risk, have concerns about your health or are experiencing severe symptoms.
    • Avoid being around others in your household until it has been 5 full days after symptoms started.
    • Seek emergency care if
      • You are having trouble breathing or shortness of breath
      • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
      • Experiencing new confusion
      • Not able to stay awake
      • Pale, gray or blue colored skin, lips, or nail beds (not typical of your skin tone).
    • Return to school when:
      • It has been 5 full days from the start of your symptoms.  
      • Return to school on day 6 if you are fever free, without using medication to reduce the fever for at least 24 hours and your symptoms are improving.
      • The CDC recommends that you wear a mask until the 10th day after symptoms.
  • What if you test NEGATIVE for COVID-19
    • Stay home until you are fever free for at least 24 hours without using medication to reduce the fever.
    • Stay home if you have recurring diarrhea or vomiting.
  • If a sibling or parent test positive for COVID your child can return to school if not having symptoms. If they do have symptoms then they should be tested for COVID.  Follow the guidelines above based on the test results.