Closure Protocols and Reporting
The Bellevue School District has established closure protocols in accordance with guidelines from the Washington State Department of Health and Public Health Seattle King County. If and when a positive case of COVID-19 is discovered in the school setting, BSD will alert Public Health Seattle King County.
The school learning community will also be notified of COVID-19 positive cases.
If a person tests positive for COVID-19 in the school building, trained staff will lead contact tracing. All close contacts of someone who tests positive with COVID-19 will be informed and sent home to quarantine for 14 days.
The entire school will close for 14 days in consultation with Public Health.
Definition of a School Outbreak of COVID-19: There are two or more laboratory-positive (PCR or antigen) COIVD-19 cases among students or staff within a 14-day period. The people who tested positive do not share a household and were not close contacts of each other outside of school.
If two people in your assigned class group test positive for COVID-19 within a two-week period, this class group would quarantine at home and return to remote instruction for a two-week period.
All close contacts of the person who has tested positive will be sent home to quarantine for 14 days.
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