Coronavirus Resources

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in South Western School District by Building

Updated: September 7, 2020

South Western High School - 1
Emory H. Markle Middle School - 1
Baresville Elementary School - 1
Manheim Elementary School - 0
Park Hills Elementary School - 1
West Manheim Elementary School - 0


Student Daily COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool

Instructions: Every day prior to reporting to school, complete the following self-screening questions for your child, or have them complete on their own if they are able, and follow the directions based on your ‘YES’ or ‘NO’ response. If your child is experiencing a fever of 100.4 or higher, do not send your child to school until they are fever free (without the use of fever reducing medication) for a period of 24 hours, regardless of whether they are considered a “positive screen”.  A printable version of this tool is available here.

Screening Questions:

1.  Is your child experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing which is new, or not explained by another pre-existing health condition or other explanation?

IF YES -> Considered a “Positive Screen”. Do not send your child to school. Consult with your healthcare provider on next steps and communicate with your child’s school. THERE IS NO NEED TO PROCEED TO QUESTION 2.

IF NO -> Proceed to Question 2.

2.  Is your child experiencing any two of the following:

a. Fever (100.4 or higher)
b. Shaking/Chills
c. Muscle Pain
d. Headache
e. Sore Throat
f. Diarrhea (More than 3 x per day)
g. Loss of Taste/Smell

IF YES -> Considered a “Positive Screen”. Do not send your child to school. Consult with your healthcare provider on next steps and communicate with your child’s school. THERE IS NO NEED TO PROCEED TO QUESTION 3.

IF NO -> Proceed to Question 3.

3.  Has your child had personal contact with a person who has tested positive, or is symptomatic, for COVID-19 within the past 14 days?

IF YES -> Proceed to Question 4.

IF NO -> Considered a “Negative Screen”. Your child is clear to report to school. THERE IS NO NEED TO PROCEED TO QUESTION 4.

4.  Was your child within six (6) feet of the positive tested or symptomatic person they had contact with for more than fifteen (15) minutes?

IF YES -> Considered a “Positive Screen”. Do not send your child to school. Consult with your healthcare provider on next steps and communicate with your child’s school

IF NO -> Considered a “Negative Screen”. Your child is clear to report to school as normal.


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