NEW YORK STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR REOPENING SCHOOLS

  • When and how should schools and health care providers report a positive COVID-19 case to the MCDPH?

  • What happens after a school or health care provider reports a positive COVID-19 case to the Monroe County COVID-19 Hotline?

  • How will families know if there is a positive COVID-19 case in their school district?

  • What happens if a student or teacher in my child’s classroom tests positive for COVID19?

  • What is the most important thing for families to remember?

  • What kind of face covering is appropriate for students, faculty and staff?

  • Can my child be exempted from having to wear a mask?

  • What if another student is exempted from wearing a mask in school?

  • If a student tests positive for COVID-19, can the individual’s siblings still come to school?

  • What happens if a family member of a student, faculty or staff member tests positive for COVID-19?

  • How will I know what to do if my student is placed in isolation or quarantine?

  • How will I know what to do if my student is required to take a COVID-19 test?

  • What if we don’t have a health care provider, health insurance, or transportation or face other barriers that make it hard for me or my student to get a COVID-19 test? Where can I get help?

  • I don’t want everyone to know if my child or I test positive for COVID-19. How can I protect my privacy?

  • Are there warning signs that I can track in my own school district?

  • I work at a school. How often should I get tested for COVID-19?

  • What are some frequently used terms that I should know?

Last Modified on September 1, 2020