Last updated February 9, 2021
Am I supposed to take my child’s temperature each morning before they arrive on campus and what is the temperature that determines if they need to stay home?
Yes, as part of our safety precautions, all students and staff are required to take their temperature before coming on campus to ensure temperatures are below 100.1 degrees. If a student’s temperature is not taken for some reason, we have temperature checks available in our front office.
Will there be COVID-19 testing options or requirements for staff and students?
Free COVID-19 Testing is available to all staff and students at the NUSD Service Center, and other county supported free community clinics.
When will a class/cohort close if an individual is diagnosed with COVID-19?
NUSD COVID response team will work with Sacramento County Public Health to determine any class or cohort closures.
When should I keep my student home from school due to illness?
If the following apply, keep your student home: temperature (at or above 100.1 degrees), Fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell (COVID-19 symptoms).
Will students be required to wear a mask all day while they are on campus?
Yes. Students and staff are required to wear a facial covering to protect themselves and others from the spread of COVID-19.
Who can get a COVID-19 test?
Anyone living in the County of Sacramento.