Return to In-Person Instruction & Continuity of Services (RIPICS) Plan
Burleson ISD will follow the advice and recommendations required by TEA, the CDC, and the local health authority. These guidelines are fluid and may change based on guidance from these entities. The recommendations for in-person learning have been developed in collaboration with required stakeholders, and are as follows:
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Protocols for Positive COVID-19 Cases on Campus
BISD will consult with our local public health authority on all positive situations.
Per Texas Department of State Health Services: Required Actions if Individuals with Test-Confirmed Cases Have Been in a School
- If an individual who has been in a school is test-confirmed to have COVID-19, the school must notify its local health department, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including confidentiality requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
- As provided in this Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Rule, school systems must exclude students from attending school in person who have or are suspected of having COVID-19, and must immediately notify parents if this is determined while on campus.
As noted in the rule, the exclusion shall continue until the conditions for re-entry are met:
- For children with symptoms, at least 5 days have passed since symptom onset, and fever-free and other symptoms have improved.
- Children who test positive for COVID-19 but do not have any symptoms must stay home until at least 5 days after the day they were tested.
Daily Health Screenings
Recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment
Recommendations for Social Distancing
Hand Washing/Sanitizing Recommendations
Campus Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Ventilation
Partnership with Burleson Local Public Health
Continuity of Services
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