B-R Travel Guidlines - Updated MARCH 24, 2021

March 24th UPDATE Travel Guidelines
Posted on 03/24/2021
IMPORTANT UPDATE

 

BRIDGEWATER-RAYNHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICTHEALTH SERVICES

Travel Guideline Protocol

With consideration to Federal, State and local Boards of Health guidance, Bridgewater Raynham Regional School District has updated the district’s travel protocol so as to continue to decrease the potential of introducing the Covid-19 virus and its circulating variants into the B-R community. As of 3/24/21, it is required of all staff and student travelers returning from a “High Risk State”, “ORANGE” level or above, on covidactnow.org or “International Travel Advisory” location to quarantine 10 calendar days upon return, with the following four exceptions:

• Individuals returning to MA after an absence of fewer than 24 hours are exempt.

• Individuals with a negative Covid-19 test collected on at least the 5th calendar day following return to MA, in combination with an absence of any symptoms, allows for an exit from quarantine. Covid-19 test result documentation is required. *With a positive test result, isolation of 10 calendar days from collection date or symptom onset date is required.

• Completion of Covid-19 vaccination 14 calendar days prior to travel, allows for exception to both quarantine and the need for testing. CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card required.

• Individuals with a positive Covid-19 test within 90 calendar days prior to arrival to Massachusetts, in combination with an absence of symptoms, allows for an exception to both quarantine and testing. Test documentation required.


State travel status is updated regularly and risk level can be found at

covidactnow.org


International travel location advisories can be found at

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html

Below is the list of symptoms for which all parents/caregivers should monitor their children daily, prior to school attendance and staff should monitor themselves:

❏ Fever (100.0° Fahrenheit or higher), chills, or shaking chills
❏ Cough (not due to other known cause, such as chronic cough)
❏ Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
❏ New loss of taste or smell
❏ Sore throat
❏ Headache when in combination with other symptoms
❏ Muscle aches or body aches
❏ Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
❏ Fatigue, when in combination with other symptoms
❏ Nasal congestion or runny nose (not due to other known causes, such as allergies)
when in combination with other symptoms

With trouble breathing, chest pain, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake,
bluish lips or face – CALL 911!

Your cooperation in our efforts to keep our Bridgewater Raynham Regional School
Community healthy and safe during this Covid-19 public health emergency are sincerely
appreciated.

 TOGETHER, WE ARE BR STRONG!

updated March 25, 2021

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