COVID-19 Policies



WHPS School Policies - Health Officer Orders - CDC
 

MASKS

Elementary: Beginning 3/14/22

Preschool: Beginning 3/28/22


Masking outdoors and indoors (strongly recommended) is optional:

  • Please continue to keep a spare set of masks with your child at school.
  • If your family has a strong preference for wearing/not wearing a mask indoors/outdoors, remind your child and their teachers.
  • Students/Children will still only be dropped off and picked up outdoors by parents.
  • We continue to follow all other mitigation strategies and have added air purifiers to all classrooms and common spaces.

Instances were masking is required:

  • Indoor masking is required any time cohorts are combined (e.g. extended care, extracurriculars, etc.) to avoid exposures/quarantines of multiple cohorts.
  • Outdoor masking is still required for certain special events that are higher density if cohorts of children are mixed or having any sustained contact with visitors.
 

QUARANTINE OPTIONS (EXPOSURE TO COVID+ INDIVIDUAL)

All Students (regardless of vaccination status)

 

Exposure at School

Exposure Outside of School*  Shortened Quarantine (optional) Quarantine minimum 5 days at home, can test to return as early as Day 6.MUST wear mask (indoors & outdoors) for Days 6-10.
Regular Quarantine Quarantine for 10 days from exposure. Return on Day 11 (no follow-up test required).
*Cases for vaccinated students or students previously infected in the last 90 days will be evaluated by the WHPS COVID Compliance Team to see if quarantine is required.
  

QUARANTINE OPTIONS (COVID+ INDIVIDUAL)

Shortened Quarantine (optional)

Quarantine minimum 5 days at home, can test to return as early as Day 6.

REQUIRED to wear mask (indoors & outdoors) for Days 6-10.

Regular Quarantine

Quarantine for 10 days from exposure. Return on Day 11 (no follow-up test required).

 

TESTING

ON-CAMPUS SALIVA SWAB TESTING

  • Staff and Elementary students test weekly.
  • Preschool students have access to weekly testing.

FREE ANTIGEN TESTING (does not go through insurance)

  • Available as needed through the school office for children age 4+.

OFF-CAMPUS TESTING | Report test results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY 

CDC Travel Information & Foreign Travel Requirements

www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/traveladvisory.htm


  1. Test on the day you return
  2. Test on Day 3-5 (can be PacTox or at-home test)
  3. Monitor for symptoms for 10 days.  Immediately quarantine and get tested if anyone in the household develops symptoms during/after travel.
  4. Recommended - Mask indoors for 5 days after travel
 

COVID-19 Protection Plans & School Policies
 
School COVID Notification Procedure
  • Class Notice - Email - When a class member is exposed to a COVID+ case off campus.
  • Campus Notice - Email - When there is a confirmed COVID+ case in your child’s division.
  • Exposure Notice - Text & Email - When your child is determined to be a close contact to a COVID+ case.  All close contacts must test and may be required to quarantine according to the Exposure Management Plan.

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