• Katy ISD Fall 2022-2023 COVID-19 Guidelines

     

    Masks / Facial Coverings

    Katy ISD students, staff, and community are allowed to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose to do so. Per Executive Order GA-38, Katy ISD cannot require personnel to wear a mask. 

     

    Students Who Have Symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19

    • Katy ISD enrolled students who are actively sick with COVID-19, who are suspected of being actively sick with COVID-19, or who have received a positive test result for COVID-19 may not attend school. 
    • Students must not come to school should they be suspect of having symptoms or are test-confirmed with COVID-19, until the conditions for re-entry are met. 
    • Students or parents of students with COVID-19 should report their absence to the campus nurse and campus attendance clerk. 
    • Per UIL, general notification sent via Rank One, Charms, etc. to impacted student program. 
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    Conditions for return to school for students who have had COVID-19

    • Students who had COVID-19 may return to school: 
      • If symptomatic, at least 5 days have passed since symptom onset, and fever free*, and other symptoms have improved. 
      • For those with no symptoms, at least 5 days after the day they tested positive. 

     

    *Fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever supressing medications. Fever is a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius) or higher. 

     

    Note: Date of symptom onset (symptomatic) or positive test (asymptomatic) is day zero for quarantine timeline determination.

     

    Questions regarding student protocols regarding COVID-19 may be emailed to covid19response@katyisd.org