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Covid 19 Information Page

COVID INFO

COVID-19 Symptoms:

More Common:

Fever greater than or equal to 100.4 F

Difficulty/hard time breathing

New onset and/or worsening cough

New loss of taste or smell

Less Common:

Sore throat

Diarrhea

Excessive fatigue

Nausea

Chills

New onset of severe headache

Vomiting

Muscle pain

New onset of nasal congestion or runny nose

Please note that if you have a child or family member in the household who has symptoms, then all students or staff in the household must stay home and not report to work or school.

For a POSITIVE COVID-19 Result:

  • Positive individual stays home and isolates for at least 10 days AND until symptoms improve with no fever for at least 24 hours.
  • Household members AND close contacts quarantine for 14 days. You must quarantine for a full 14 days, even if you receive a negative test. 

For a SYMPTOMATIC individual:

  • Symptomatic individual stays home and isolates for 10 days. If a negative test or alternate diagnosis is received AND symptoms improve with no fever for 24 hours, the individual can return to school or work.
  • Household members stay home and quarantine from all activities for at least 14 days. If symptomatic individual receives a negative test, household members may return to school/work/activities.
  • If your student needs to be quarantined or tests positive for COVID-19, contact the school health office.

Resources:

Minnesota Department of Health Public Hotline: 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504  |  Mon-Fri from 9 am to 4 pm.

Resources related to employment concerns:

COVID-19 Testing | Locations:

  • Statewide Testing Locations
  • Saliva Testing (Free for Dakota County Residents)
    • Request online - comes to your home. Instructions are included. Required to perform the test on live Zoom with a testing representative. Drop off at UPS. Results within 48 hours after the lab receives the test.
    • You can order up to 5 tests, ages 4 and up (most younger children cannot produce enough saliva for testing).
    • No Charges - DO NOT enter a credit card.
    • Insurance information required.
    • Can be dropped at outside UPS drop boxes - it is okay if the test freezes.

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