COVID-19 EXPOSURE NOTICE TO PARENTS
January 17, 2023
Dear Families of Fern Bacon,
We have our monthly Parent meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM to discuss timely school issues. Highlands Community Charter will be here about ESL classes. Our Community Liaison, Ms. Courtney, is looking to speak with parents about services needed. Our Bulldog Cafe will be held in Room 24 for all interested parents / families.
Please see below for classrooms exposed to Covid. Thank you
and have a nice day.
The health and safety of our students, staff and community are our top priority. We have been alerted that your child may have been exposed to an individual diagnosed with COVID-19. The individual with COVID-19 was in school while infectious on 1/13/2022 in the following classrooms:
Room63, 1st Period (Bahramzi)
Room 66, 2nd and 3rd Periods (Hart)
GYM, 4th Period (Fahlen)
Room 65, 5th and 6th Periods (McNair)
The health and safety of our students, staff and community are our top priority. We have been alerted that your child may have been exposed to an individual diagnosed with COVID-19. The individual with COVID-19 was in school while infectious on 1/13/2022
What does this mean for you and your child?
Your child may remain in school – unless they develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. Scientific research, and experience from around the country and state demonstrate that schools remain among the safest places for children to be.
It is strongly recommended that your child wears a mask indoors
at school for 10 days after an exposure - High-quality
masks with good fit and filtration provide the best
protection for your child and the school community. Masks
are available at school.
Keep your child home if they develop symptoms and follow
the SCUSD Illness and Symptom Guidelines for returning
to school. If your child starts to feel sick or
shows symptoms, they should get tested right away, even if
they had COVID-19 before.
Your child is advised to get tested for COVID-19. SCPH recommends testing 5 days after the last date of exposure. A number of testing options are available to your child and your household members:
During school site testing or dropping into the Care Room
At-Home COVID Test with results reported through Primary.Health
SCUSD COVID-19 Regional Testing locations:
Serna Center: Monday – Friday from 8am-2:30pm
2401 Florin Road: Monday – Friday from 8am-4:30pm
Albert Einstein Middle School: Monday – Friday from 4pm-7pm
Sacramento County Community Testing Sites
If your child tests positive please notify the school office
Your child is advised to get vaccinated against COVID-19. If your child is 5 years of age or older, a booster dose is also recommended. Vaccinations against COVID-19 are safe and effective, and remain the best way to protect against the spread of this virus, new variants, and against severe disease. SCUSD hosts a number of weekly vaccine clinics, or you may contact your child’s healthcare provider to learn more.
For further information see the SCUSD Isolation and Quarantine Information or SCPH Decision Tree. You may also call the SCUSD COVID-19 Helpline at 916-559-0951, on weekdays from 10 am – 5 pm.
Catherine O’Neill, RN
Contact tracer, SCUSD