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Byron Union School District
COVID-19 Protocols FAQ

What should I do if I test positive for COVID-19?

If you test positive for COVID-19 you should:

  • Notify Human Resources and your supervisor right away
    • If you are at school/work at the time of receiving your results, you should leave campus immediately after notifying HR and your supervisor
  • Upload confirmation of a positive test result to the COVID Test Portal  
    • Confirmation of test results should not be emailed directly to HR
  • Enter your absence(s) into the district absence management system (AESOP/Frontline)
    • Be sure to enter your absence as a “COVID-related” absence

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status or lack of symptoms should stay home and isolate for at least 5 days

What should I do if I am experiencing COVID-like symptoms?

  • Get tested right away
    • If you test positive, follow instructions above
  • Re-test within 3-5 days, if first test result was negative
  • If you are unable to test or choose not to test, isolate until symptoms are resolving or until after Day 10. 
  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others for a total of 10 days, especially indoors.

What should I do if I have been in Close Contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19?

  • No Isolation Required (Unless you are symptomatic)
  • Test within 3-5 days
  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others for a total of 10 days, especially indoors.
  • If you test positive on Day 5, follow isolation guidelines below. 
  • If symptoms develop, test and stay home.

When can I return to work after isolating due to symptoms and/or testing positive for COVID-19?

Isolation can end after day 5 if;

  • Symptoms are NOT present AND a diagnostic Specimen collected on Day 5 or later tests negative
  • If unable to test or choosing not to test, and symptoms are not present or are resolving, isolation can end after Day 10.
  • If fever is present, isolation should be continued until fever resolves.
  • If symptoms, other than fever, are not resolving, continue to isolate until symptoms are resolving or until after Day 10. 
  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others for a total of 10 days, especially indoors.
     

For more COVID-19 related information please visit the COVID Resources Webpage or the California Department of Public Health website.