• Wetzel County Schools COVID Guidelines

    School Year 2023-2024


    Staying Home When Sick

    • People who have symptoms of respiratory or gastrointestinal infections, such as cough, fever, sore throat, vomiting, or diarrhea, should stay home
    • COVID 19 testing as soon as possible after symptoms start
    • If test is positive, isolate at home for 5 days, can return to school on day 6
    • Notify school nurse to ensure absences are excused              



    • Those returning to school from isolation should wear a well-fitting mask days 6-10



    • People who have known or suspected exposure to COVID-19 should also wear a well-fitting mask or respirator around others for 10 days from their last exposure, regardless of vaccination status or history of prior infection
    • Quarantine is no longer recommended for individuals exposed to COVID-19







    Updated: 04/28/23