D96 COVID-19 Information & Resources » Self-Certification Symptom Screening

Self-Certification Symptom Screening

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, all District staff members and students (through their parents/guardians) must self-certify prior to coming to the District and verify that they do not have a fever (meaning a temperature under 100.4) and that they do not have any of the symptoms of COVID.  The symptom screening check list is provided below. 

 

District Employees

District employees shall provide a daily verification of self-certification as follows:

 

The verification process will take place through an app or by providing a physical checklist that is signed by the employee. 

 

If an employee has not properly self-certified, they will need to undergo a temperature check and verify they are symptom free before being permitted entry to any school building.

 

Students

Parents/Guardians and students over the age of 18 shall provide a daily verification of self-certification as follows:


The verification process will take place through an app or by providing a physical checklist signed by the parent/guardian or student over the age of 18.  Please note that the District must be able to cross check attendance with self-certifications, as well as retain the self-certification documentation consistent with maintenance of other student records.

 

If a parent/guardian has not completed the self-certification prior to the student arriving at the District, the student will be provided a symptom screening pursuant to the District’s symptom screening protocol. 

 

Visitors

Visitors will be screened upon arrival at the District pursuant to the District’s symptom screening protocol. 

 

Self-Screening Checklist

Please identify whether you have any of the following symptoms.  Please focus on new or unexpected symptoms (e.g. a chronic cough would not be a positive screen).

o   Fever or feeling feverish (chills, sweating)

o   New cough

o   Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

o   Sore throat

o   Muscle aches or body aches

o   Vomiting or diarrhea

o   New loss of taste or smell

o   Chills

o   Fatigue

o   New or unusual headaches

o   Congestion or runny nose

Confirm that they have not had close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) with a person known to be infected with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.