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COVID Guidance Update

   Wetzel County Schools COVID Guidelines

School Year 2022-2023


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: 08-12-22