COVID-19 FAQ'S

This page contains current answers to some of our frequently asked questions.

What is COVID-19? 

View this helpful poster from the Department of Health.

How do I know if it might be COVID-19? 
View COVID-19 Symptoms as provided by the Department of Health. 

My child is displaying one or more symptoms on the COVID-19 Symptoms list that cannot be attributed to a known condition (such as allergies or asthma.) Can they come to school?

No. A student displaying any one of the COVID-19 symptoms that cannot be attributed to a known condition (such as allergies or asthma) may not come to school. 

My child was out of school due to symptoms or close contact with a positive or presumed positive case. Now what? 
Please view our Screening Flow Chart and follow the scenario that applies. 

What is a close contact? 
A close contact is defined as being within 6 feet of distance for more than 15 minutes to a person who is confirmed or suspected to have COVID. Please view Whatcom County Health Department's Glossary of Terms for more information. 

With working at/or attending school, are there extra steps we should take to protect our home against COVID-19?

View these tips from the Department of Health. 

What are the district's educational plans during the closure?

We are moving to Phase II of our re-opening plan on Monday, September 21, 2020. Visit our 2020 - 2021 School Year section for more details. 

How can my child receive meals during the closure? 

The district is providing meals to children ages 0-18 during the closure. Visit our Food Services page for times and locations for meal pick-up, which includes delivery by school bus along existing bus routes. 

How long will school buildings be closed?

At this time, we have set a target date of September 21, 2020 for bringing the first students to the building. Visit our Phase-in Re-opening Plan page for more information. 

My student's chromebook isn't working. Who do I contact?

Please complete our online tech help form, and someone from our team will reach out to you. You may also wish to visit our Tech Help page.