WHPS School Policies - Health Officer Orders - CDC

Masks 😷 Required

  • ALL adults (regardless of vaccination status) and children at drop-off/pick-up.
  • Masks are optional for children outdoors once they are with their teacher/cohort.
  • Required any time more than one cohort is in a shared space (morning drop off, extended care, picking up hot lunch, etc.)

COVID-19 Testing

    • ALL staff and Elementary (TK-5th grade) students are currently required to test weekly.
    • On-site saliva swab testing takes place:
      • Oxnard St. Campus - Tuesdays and Thursdays during the normal school day.
      • Collins St. Campus - Wednesdays during the normal school day.

Safety Guidelines & Recommendations

Low Risk


  • Stay home when you can except essential errands.
  • Maintain proper hygiene, masks, and social distancing when out in public.
Medium Risk

INFORMAL GATHERINGS & PLAYDATES (follow health department guidelines)

  • Outdoors very strongly recommended
  • Maintain physical distancing.
  • Wear masks at all times when not immediately eating or drinking.
  • Provide a place to wash or sanitize hands.


RESTAURANTS (outdoor strongly preferred)

Higher Risk

TRAVEL (LA County & CDC Travel Guidance as of 6/15/2021)

  • Anyone not yet vaccinated (incl. children) traveling outside CA must quarantine prior to returning to a school cohort of unvaccinated children.
  • If you are quarantining 7 (instead of 10) days, please provide the school office your return date and negative test results.
  • Vaccinated travelers do not need to quarantine.


  • Vaccinated individuals who are exposed do not need to quarantine unless they develop symptoms. However, they may be required to get tested before returning to school.

COVID-19 Protection Plans & School Policies
School COVID Notification Procedure (updated 9/20/2021)
  • 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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