COVID-19 information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has for schools to follow. The New York State departments of health and education also have issued joint guidance aligning with the CDC’s updates.


  • Optional in all district buildings and on First Student and CDTA buses

Positive tests

  • If a student or employee tests positive, they are required to stay home until:
    • The symptoms have improved, and
    • They are fever-free 24 hours without the aid of medication


  • The CDC recommends that anyone exposed to COVID-19 wear a well-fitting mask for a full 10-day period and test at least five days after close contact, or sooner if symptoms develop


  • Students and employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should stay home until fever-free for 24 hours (without medication) and symptoms are improving.
  • The CDC recommends testing as soon as possible after symptoms begin


  • Test-to-stay requirements have been eliminated


  • We continue to encourage everyone who is able and eligible to get vaccinated
  • – Free COVID-19 vaccinations in a variety of locations
  • To find additional locations near you visit or call 800-232-0233

Daily reporting

  • No longer required