2022-2023 Health and Safety

PASD seal2022-2023 Phoenixville Area School District response to communicable disease

Please refer to District Policy #203 and the 2023 Health and Safety Plan for guidelines for students or staff experiencing symptoms of any communicable disease.

The CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health recommend the following if you test positive for COVID -19

• If you test positive for COVID-19, stay home for at least 5 days and isolate from others in your home. You are likely most infectious during these first 5 days.
Wear a high-quality mask if you must be around others at home and in public.
• Do not go places where you are unable to wear a mask.
• Do not travel.
• Stay home and separate from others as much as possible.
• Use a separate bathroom, if possible.
• Take steps to improve ventilation at home, if possible.
• Don’t share personal household items, like cups, towels, and utensils.
Monitor your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning signs (like trouble breathing), seek emergency medical care immediately.
• IF YOU ARE FEVER FREE you may end isolation after 5 days, but we recommend you wear a mask for an additional 5 days.

The PADOH has requested any student or staff member who tests positive for COVID-19 report this result to the school nurse.

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