COVID-19 POLICY & GUIDELINES
General mask wearing
Hand sanitizing stations
General mask wearing will be voluntary. Students, staff, teachers and visitors can continue to wear masks but it will not be a general requirement.
Masks will be requested and required in specific situations (see Positive COVID test and other mask expectations.)
PCR will implement a temporary mask mandate if our school community (employees and students) reach a moderate or high level of positive COVID-19 cases.*
PCR will continue to provide hand sanitizer for offices, classrooms and shared spaces throughout our school building.
PCR will continue our deep cleaning practices in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Positive COVID-19 procedures
PCR will continue to implement a minimum 5-day quarantine procedure for individuals who test positive.
PCR will continue to ask individuals with a positive COVID-19 test to wear a mask for at least 10 days after first symptoms to reduce risk of spread.
COVID-19 exposure procedures
PCR will continue to ask individuals to wear a mask for at least 5 days post direct exposure to COVID-19.
PCR will continue to ask for a COVID-19 test 3 to 5 days post direct exposure from all employees and staff.
Other mask expectations
PCR will continue to ask any community member (employee or student) to stay home if experiencing flu like symptoms.
PCR will continue to ask all community members to voluntarily wear a mask if/when experiencing flu like or cold symptoms.
* Marion County currently defines “high positivity rate” as 15% of the population. Given the small size of Providence Cristo Rey a high positivity rate within our community will be defined as 20% (14 students, or 5 teachers, or 5 employees simultaneously in quarantine due to positive COVID-19 test).
If you would like to see more detailed information on Marion County COVID-19 Public Health Department recommendations or Marion County positivity rates please visit: https://marionhealth.org/homeslider/latest-on-coronavirus/
For more information on the Center for Disease Control recommendations for schools please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/parent-faqs.html