Thayer Central COVID-19 Update for Staff and Students as of August 24th at 9:00 AM:

Staff:  2 Positive Cases

Students:  0 Cases

Please see the latest guidance from Public Health Solutions and Thayer Central regarding COVID-19 and Variant protocols.

Thayer Central Updated COVID Guidance from Public Health Solutions (PHS) 8/23/2021:

School Age Guidance:

  • If you feel ill, stay at home
  • If a close contact, you may return to school, highly recommend masking, see below exposure guidance.

Positive Diagnosis for COVID:

District highly recommends 10 days of isolation away from others when:

  1. Individual tests positive for COVID or a Variant

    2. Individual has the onset of COVID or Variant symptoms and then a positive test

  • Any individual needs to be fever free for 24 hours without medication and symptom improvement before returning to school

Definition of Fully Vaccinated:  Individuals are considered fully vaccinated when;

  • 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine

 Vaccine is available for anyone age 12 or over (Pfizer only for 12 and over)

Exposure involving a vaccinated individual:

  • 1)Should self-monitor for 14 days and wear a mask when outside the home

Exposure involving an unvaccinated individual:

  • 1) Highly recommend to mask for 10 School Days from last close-contact exposure, and self-monitor and wear a mask when outside the home through day 14.
  • 2) Can test at day five (5) and if negative can end masking after day (7), returning to normal activities on day eight (8), self-monitor through day 14.

Delta Variant: Same/Similar Symptoms to COVID-19: cough, fever, loss of taste/smell,

 shortness of breath.

Studies show to be more contagious/highly transmittable than COVID-19.

Vaccination is still the best protection from COVID-19 and the Delta Variant

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