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COVID Resources

Updated July 2022

As COVID-19 continues to spread and develop, Lone Oak ISD continues to prioritize the health and safety of its students, employees, and families. As we receive new guidance from the CDC, we will do our best to evaluate the changes and communicate how LOISD will implement these changes in order to keep our community safe. 

As of December 27, 2021, the CDC has shortened the self-quarantine and isolation periods for those who have been exposed, come into close contact, or contracted the COVID-19 virus. It is recommended for anyone, regardless of vaccination status, to isolate for 5 days if you test positive for COVID-19. Lone Oak ISD further recommends that if you have come into close contact with someone who has a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 that you stay home for 5 days. If symptoms appear, it is recommended that you get tested. Wearing a mask for 10 days from a positive test or 10 days from symptom onset (whichever comes first) is highly recommended by the CDC. 

Visit the CDC links below for more information:

CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period

What's the Difference Between Quarantine and Isolation

What To Do If You Are Sick

General FAQ

2022-2023 Safe Return to In-person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan

If you think your student may be sick, please perform the following self-screening. 

Have you tested positive for COVID-19 or are you awaiting results from a COVID-19 test?
If testing was done solely out of precaution or required for facility entrance such as hospital, nursing home, etc., you may answer this question "No".

Yes or No

Are you feeling sick?
Based on guidance provided by state health authorities, check yes if you are experiencing new or worsening symptoms of the following: Cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, fever of 100.4 or above.

Yes or No

Are you in a home with, or have you been in close contact with someone who is sick?
Based on guidance provided by state health authorities, check yes if you came within 6 feet or were exposed to cough/sneeze from someone confirmed to have COVID-19. 

Yes or No

If you answered "Yes" to one or more of these questions, it is recommended that you get tested for COVID-19.