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COVID-19 INFORMATION - 2021-2022

Last update: 13rd January 2021 

We have received several updated protocols from Salut Pública this week, related to the management of COVID-19 cases in schools.

We hope that the following information will help families understand the new protocols and answer any doubts which you may have.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT DO I DO IF MY SON/DAUGHTER HAS SYMPTOMS OF COVID?

  • Do not send your child to school.
  • Contact your CAP either via telephone or via the application La Meva Salud and describe the symptoms. If a test is recommended, the student should not attend school until they have a negative test result.

COVID symptoms

– temperature above 37.5ºc
– cough
– breathing difficulties
– headache
– runny nose
– tiredness
– muscular pain
– stomach pains
– vomiting
– diarrhoea
– loss of sense of smell and taste

(older children and adolescents)

 

WHAT IF MY CHILD IS POSITIVE?

  • Parents should inform the tutor, the school office and the HEAD OF STUDIES.
  • It is very important that parents also inform their CAP or a TAR pharmacy if the positive result is obtained through a test done at home. This then introduces the positive case into the public system.
  • They must remain at home in quarantine for 7 days.
  • It is not obligatory to take a test at the end of this 7 day period.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS A POSITIVE CASE IN MY CHILD’S CLASS?

Primary and Early Years

  • The school will inform the families of other children in the class.
  • Children in Early Years and Primary will be offered a free antigen test irrespective of whether they are vaccinated or NOT.
  • Children who have had COVID within the last 90 days, WILL NOT BE TESTED.
  • The school will be informed of the date and location of the tests and will inform the parents. The tests will be carried out in a designated medical centre (Early Years) or a assigned TAR pharmacy (Primary).

*PLEASE NOTE THAT IT MAY TAKE SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE SCHOOL TO BE INFORMED OF THE TEST LOCATION BECAUSE OF THE HIGH NUMBERS OF POSITIVE CASES.

  • Children in Primary and Early years DO NOT have to quarantine if less than 20% of the class bubble are positive within the 7 day quarantine period.

 

ESO, Bachillerato, IB

  • The school will inform the families of other children in the class.
  1. Students who are immune/fully vaccinated with NO SYMPTOMS OF COVID may attend school.

Immune/fully vaccinated is defined as:

  • 2 doses of the vaccination (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen), with the last dose having been administered at least 14 days before.
  • Has had COVID within the last 90 days and received 1 dose of the vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen), with the last dose having been administered at least 14 days before.

                Immune/fully vaccinated students will be offered a free test in a designated pharmacy.

The school will be informed of the date and location of the tests and will inform parents.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT IT MAY TAKE SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE SCHOOL TO BE INFORMED OF THE TEST LOCATION BECAUSE OF THE HIGH NUMBERS OF POSITIVE CASES.

  1. Students who have proof of having had COVID within the last 90 days with NO SYMPTOMS OF COVID may attend school.
  2. Immune/vaccinated students and students who have proof of having had COVID in the previous 90 days WITH SYMPTOMS OF COVID

 Should NOT attend school with symptoms.

  • Contact your CAP either via telephone or via the application “La Meva Salut” and describe the symptoms.
  • If a test is recommended, the student should NOT attend school until they have a negative test result.
  • If the test result is positive, the student should remain in quarantine for 7 days.
  • If the test result is negative, the student may return to school once they no longer have symptoms and have been without a temperature above 37.5 for at least 24 hours.
  1. Students who are not vaccinated and who have NOT had COVID in the last 90 days, WILL NOT be offered a test and MUST remain in quarantine for 7 days.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE ARE MORE POSITIVE CASES IN A CLASS OR CLOSE CONTACT GROUP?

  • If 20% of the class are positive within a 7 day period the close contact group will be confined for 7 days.
  • ESO, Bachillerato and IB students who are immune/vaccinated or have proof of having had COVID within the previous 90 days, MAY attend school with NO COVID SYMPTOMS.

WHAT CHANGES IF MY SON/DAUGHTER IS VACCINATED OR NOT VACCINATED?

Early Years and Primary pupils

  • There is no difference regarding schooling for vaccinated or unvaccinated students.

ESO, Bachillerato, IB students

Immune/vaccinated students

Immune/fully vaccinated is defined as:

  • 2 doses of the vaccination (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca,Janssen), with the last dose having been administered at least 14 days before.
  • Has had COVID within the last 90 days and received 1 dose of the vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca,Janssen), with the last dose having been administered at least 14 days before.
  • It is recommended that these students do an antigen test if they are close contacts of a positive case.
  • If the test is negative, they do not need to quarantine.

Unvaccinated students who have not had COVID within the last 90 days

  • These students must quarantine at home for 7 days. They do not need to take a test.

 

CAN MY CHILD ATTEND SCHOOL IF A MEMBER OF THEIR HOUSEHOLD IS POSITIVE?

  • If they have COVID symptoms – contact the CAP and follow their instructions and remain at home until instructions are received.
  • Immune/vaccinated students and those who have had COVID within the last 90 days MAY attend school and are not obliged to do a test. However, it is strongly recommended that they take a test before attending school.
  • Unvaccinated students who have not had COVID within the last 90 days MUST quarantine for 7 days, irrespective of a test result.

13.01.22

 

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