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COVID-19: Stop the Spread - A Daily Reference Guide for Families

A Daily Reference Guide

Before you decide to go to work or school, remember to do your daily health screening routine. Protect yourself and protect others. For your convenience, a printable copy is posted on this page for you to print and place on your refrigerator or another easy reference point in your home to remind you and your family to follow this routine each day. A printed copy was also sent home with all of our on-campus students.

Please always follow current  public health guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health as well.

Step One: Monitor your household

Continuously monitor members of your household for the following symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Body Aches
  • Chills
  • Congestion or Runny Nose
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Shortness of Breath / Difficulty Breathing
  • Sore Throat
Step Two: Stay home when sick or exposed

Do not go to work or send your child to school if any of the following applies to you or your child:

  • Exhibits any of the above symptoms that are inconsistent with any other expected seasonal health conditions (such as allergies), other common illnesses, or ongoing chronic conditions.
  • Lives in the same household as a sick person with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis;
  • Provides care for a sick person with COVID-19;
  • Has close contact (within 6 feet ) of a sick person with COVID-19 for 15 minutes or more;
  • Has direct contact with secretions from a sick person with COVID-19 (e.g., being coughed on, kissed, shared utensils, etc.).
Step Three: Inform the school of your child's absence

Inform the school of your child’s absence if it is due to possible COVID-19 symptoms or exposure to a positive or symptomatic person by doing one of the following:


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