Sunstone COVID Policy Summary

Updated January 12, 2021

The following are general guidelines and subject to change at anytime. Please keep in mind that there is not one single black and white scenario for everyone. We will evaluate next steps on a case by case basis, taking into consideration the specific details of each case, household circumstances, vaccination status, and guidance from our local public health authority (OHA) as necessary.

WHEN TO STAY HOME SUMMARY

  • Stay home if you exhibit any of the symptoms listed below.
  • Stay home if anyone in your household exhibits any of the symptoms listed below. “Household” includes caregivers who live outside of the home.
  • Stay home if you’ve come in contact with a *presumptive or positive case.
  • Stay home if anyone in your household has a pending COVID test.
  • Stay home if you, or anyone in your household has received a positive test. “Household” includes caregivers who live outside of the home.

COVID SYMPTOMS

The following list of COVID symptoms is in accordance with the CDC:

  • Feeling unwell, lethargic, unable to participate in normal activities
  • Fever or chills (fever over 100 degrees F)
  • New, persistent, or severe cough (new meaning not typical asthma, allergies, etc.)
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing or abnormal wheezing
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Nausea or imminent vomiting
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Headache

INDIVIDUALS WITH SYMPTOMS

Individuals, regardless of vaccination status, exhibiting one or more of the symptoms listed above should:

  • Quarantine immediately
  • Email attendance@sunstonemontessori.org with symptoms and details. For any emails received after 9PM, we will do our best to respond by 7:30 AM.
  • Get a COVID test. PCR preferred – Rapid tests accepted if only option.

Individuals who exhibit symptoms can return to campus when they meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Symptom free (un-medicated) for 24 hours
  • Provide proof of a negative test. Please email test results to attendance@sunstonemontessori.org.
  • Receive confirmation to return from attendance@sunstonemontessori.org.

 SYMPTOMS IN HOUSEHOLD

Regardless of vaccination status, please stay home if anyone in your household exhibits any of the symptoms listed above. “Household” includes caregivers who live outside of your home.

Individuals with symptomatic household members can return to campus when they meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Symptom free (un-medicated) for 24 hours
  • Provide proof of a negative test for the symptomatic individual(s). Please email test results to attendance@sunstonemontessori.org.
  • Receive confirmation to return from attendance@sunstonemontessori.org.

Close Contact Exposure

Individuals, regardless of vaccination status, who come in close contact with a confirmed or *presumptive case of COVID-19 have two options:

  • EITHER quarantine for 10 days from exposure (test may be requested)
  • OR quarantine for 7 days (10 days for toddlers unable to wear a mask) and get a COVID test 5-7 days after exposure. Assuming the individual receives a negative test result, they may return to school on day 8 (day 11 for toddlers unable to wear a mask) after exposure if they are symptom free. Test results can be emailed to attendance@sunstonemontessori.org. PCR tests are preferred.

Pending Test Exposure

Individuals, regardless of vaccination status, are excluded from campus if anyone in their household has a pending COVID test. “Household” includes caregivers who live outside of the home.

Individuals can return to campus when they meet ALL of the following criteria:

*Presumptive case is an individual who has had close contact with a confirmed case and is showing symptoms but has not yet been tested.

POSITIVE TEST POLICY

We are required to exclude from the program any child or staff member who tests positive for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status, and notify the local public health authority immediately for guidance and next steps. We will move forward and communicate positive cases to our community in coordination with local public health authority.

If your enrolled child tests positive for COVID please:

  • Quarantine immediately
  • Email attendance@sunstonemontessori.org
  • Await further guidance. Sunstone will notify the local public health authority immediately for guidance and next steps and communicate as directed.

Testing Resources

Rapid Home Tests

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Testing Locations

  • https://govstatus.egov.com/or-oha-covid-19-testing
  • https://book.curative.com/search#9/45.4804/-122.5891