Exclusion from School/Work

  • District 33 will follow the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) COVID-19 Interim Exclusion Guidance for any symptomatic individual. A symptomatic individual is defined as having ANY of the following symptoms (not attributed to allergies or pre-existing medical condition):
    (revised 10/13/2020, subject to updates)

    Fever (100.4 F or higher) or chills
    Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    New cough
    Sore throat
    Fatigue from unknown cause
    Pain from unknown cause
    Muscle or body aches
    New onset of moderate to severe Headache
    New loss of taste or smell
    New congestion or runny nose
    Nausea or vomiting
    Diarrhea
    Abdominal pain



    "Medical evaluation and testing are strongly recommended for ALL persons with COVID-like symptoms. 

Step by Step Guidance for Positive COVID Cases

Return to School Protocol

  • Positive COVID-19 diagnostic test OR COVID-like symptoms without COVID-19 testing and exposed to confirmed case

  • Symptomatic individual with a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test

  • Symptomatic individual with an alternative diagnosis without negative COVID-19 diagnostic test.

  • Symptomatic Individual without diagnostic testing or clinical evaluation.

  • Asymptomatic individual who is a close contact to a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case