COVID-19 REPORTED NUMBERS

QUARANTINE PROCEDURES INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING SUPPORTS

MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

MERIDIAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL:

MERIDIAN EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL:

FAMILY RESOURCES

Here is a great resource page for families during this time. It lists out places that can assist with food, rent, mental health and more.   Resource Document

MERPS RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Meridian Public Schools Assistance Request Form

Family Support Check-In Form

LEARNING AT HOME RESOURCES:

MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

MERIDIAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL:

MERIDIAN EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL:

Meridian Public Schools

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MERIDIAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS STUDENT HEALTH SCREENING GUIDELINES 

2021-2022

Please keep your child HOME if they are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms OR if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 OR someone in the household is awaiting COVID results.

LEARNERS MUST STAY HOME IF:

  1. SOMEONE WITHIN THE HOUSEHOLD IS EXPERIENCING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

  2. SOMEONE WITHIN THE HOUSEHOLD IS AWAITING COVID-19 TEST RESULTS

  3. EXPERIENCING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS THEMSELVES

Before leaving for school, please make sure of the following screening. If your child has any of the following symptoms, that indicates a possible illness that may decrease the student’s ability to learn and put them at risk for spreading illness to others.

SECTION ONE: SYMPTOMS (NEW/WORSE/DIFFERENT)

☐ Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth

☐ Sore throat

☐ 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

☐ New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever

SECTION TWO: CLOSE CONTACT/POTENTIAL EXPOSURE

In the past 14 days has your child:

☐ Had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with a person with confirmed COVID-19: OR

☐ Had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with person under quarantine for possible exposure to COVID-19; OR

☐ Had a travel history

If the answer is YES to any of the questions in Section One, but NO to all the questions in Section Twowww.mi.gov/coronavirustest or call 2-1-1 to find a location to have your child(ren) tested for COVID-19.

If the answer is YES to any of the symptom questions, but NO to any close contact/potential exposure questions, your student may return based on the guidance for their symptoms (see “Managing Communicable Diseases in Schools”):

  1. Fever: at least 24 hours have passed with no fever, without the use of fever-reducing medications

  2. Sore throat: improvement (if strep throat: do not return until at least 2 doses of antibiotic have been taken);

  3. Cough/Shortness of breath: improvement

  4. Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain: no diarrhea or vomiting for 24 hours

  5. Severe headache: improving