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  • The new COVID-19 Protocols outlined below will go into effect for CGCSC schools on Monday, October 25, 2021. 

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  • STAY HOME WHEN SICK - WASH HANDS OFTEN


    FACE COVERINGS/MASKS*

    MaskSTRONGLY RECOMMENDED for all students, staff, and visitors inside schools during the school day and on the bus.

    * A classroom, school, or the district may need to return to a mask mandate based on the following:

    • Individual classrooms may be required to wear masks for a period of time that classroom has 3 or more positive cases in the same 7-day period.
    • Significant spread of COVID occurs in an individual school setting.  When a 2% threshold is reached for multiple days, the Johnson County Health Department will be consulted on appropriate steps. 
    • A school reaches significant levels of absenteeism attributable to COVID positive cases and/or quarantines. The Johnson County Health Department and the Indiana Department of Education will be notified when the absence rate reaches 20%.  
    • The Johnson County advisory level in the IDH dashboard will also be monitored and the Johnson County Health Department will be consulted if a change is necessary. 

    SOCIAL DISTANCING

    Social DistancingClassrooms to observe 3' of social distancing when possible. Elementary cafeterias may reduce social distancing with a goal of 3' distance where possible. Secondary will distance at 3' when possible. 6' spacing when possible for activities with increased exhalation.


    VOLUNTEERS/VISITORS/RENTALS

    HandsFace masks will be strongly recommended for visitors and volunteers. Visitors/volunteers will be limited. Lunch-time visitors will not be allowed. Building rentals will continue.


    ENHANCED CLEANING

    Spray bottleEnhanced 3-step cleaning practices will continue in all school buildings and on school buses with special attention to high-touch areas, including water fountains and restrooms.


    EXTRA/CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

    Football & Music NoteFace masks will be strongly recommended  for participants and spectators of indoor events/activities.



    CONTACT TRACING/QUARANTINES

    COVIDAll positive cases will be required to isolate. Identified close contacts should refer to the updated CGCSC Quarantine Guidelines listed below.



    eLEARNING/BLENDED LEARNING

    eLearning3 or more positive cases in a classroom: Entire classrooms could be quarantined/ moved to eLearning.
    20% COVID-RELATED ABSENCES in SCHOOL**: Individual buildings could move to eLearning. Secondary could move to a blended model with cohorts alternating in-person and eLearning.

    **Move to eLearning/Blended could also occur if CGCSC does not have the necessary staff. 


    REMINDER: If you are awaiting COVID-19 test results, do not return to school/work until you receive your test results.

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