SISSETON SCHOOL DISTRICT COVID-19 POLICY (Renewed 6-12-2023)
Students and staff with COVID-19 are required to follow SD Department of Health isolation orders.
The SD Department of Health determines who is considered a close contact, conducts out-of-school close contact investigations, and identifies quarantine procedures.
The Sisseton School District encourages those identified as close contacts to follow the SD-DOH quarantine recommendations.
Please contact the SD Department of Health (1-800-997-2880) or https://doh.sd.gov/COVID/ for further information on quarantine and isolation periods. Students in isolation due to a positive COVID-19 test are encouraged to engage in daily online learning. Please contact your child’s building if your child needs a computer device for home use during the isolation period.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include the following:
Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth;
New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (for students with chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline);
Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain; or
New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
SD Department of Health Isolation/Quarantine Calculator - https://doh.sd.gov/COVID/Calculator/default.aspx