New Covid Quarantine HISD Polices

 

Lamar student has no COVID symptoms and has not been in contact with anyone who has tested positive in the last 5 days.

We look forward to seeing you back on campus tomorrow in dress code.  Masks are required to securely cover the mouth and nose and be worn throughout the student's time on campus.  

Lamar student is confirmed or presumed positive for COVID-19 with symptoms.

If you are confirmed to have COVID-19, you must isolate for 5 days.  If you have a fever, you must continue to isolate until you can be fever-free for at least 24 hours without using fever-reducing medication. Please email the school nurse for contact tracing and for assistance in determining your return to campus date.

Lamar student is confirmed or presumed positive for COVID-19 with no symptoms.

If you are confirmed to have COVID-19, you must isolate for 5 days. If you have no symptoms, you may return to your normal routine, with a mask at all times, for an additional 5 days. Please email the school nurse for  contact tracing and for assistance in determining your return to school date.

Lamar student (fully vaccinated) is identified as a close contact to someone who is positive for COVID-19

Vaccinated within the past 6 months (or 2 for J&J) or Boosted. Fully vaccinated means having received 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine and 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Vaccinated within the past 6 months (or 2 for J&J) or Boosted: If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have received a COVID-19 booster or have been fully vaccinated within the last 6 months with Pfizer or Moderna, or within the last 2 months with Johnson and Johnson, You can continue your regular activities while wearing a mask, and you will test on day 5. If symptoms develop, you must stay home.  Please email the school nurse to provide proof of vaccination status. 

Lamar student (unvaccinated) is identified as a close contact to someone who is positive for COVID-10

Unvaccinated/Vaccinated over 6 months ago (or over 2 for J&J)/Not Boosted

If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and you are unvaccinated or have not received a COVID-19 booster or were fully vaccinated more than 6 months ago with Pfizer or Moderna, or more than 2 months with Johnson and Johnson, you must stay home for 5 days. After 5 days, If you have no symptoms, you may return to your normal routine while wearing a mask for an additional 5 days. You must test on day 5.  Please email the school nurse to get assistance in determining your return to school date.

If your Lamar student is out of school for any reason, please email the student's Neighborhood Clerk with a note to have the absences excused.  You can find that information on our website at https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/187827.

If your Lamar student falls into one of the categories that indicates you should email the school nurse, please send an email to Brittaney.Davidson@houstonisd.org and dhudnell@houstonisd.org with your student's name, ID number and a cell number where you can be reached.