- WHAT DO I DO IF MY CHILD HAS SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?
- CDHP GUIDANCE
- BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF LAGUNA BEACH
- CHILD CARE
- FOOD, SUPPLIES, & SHELTER
- OTHER RESOURCES
- Identify the symptoms of COVID-19 (CDC & OCHCA):
Low-Risk: General Symptoms High-Risk: Red Flag Symptoms Fever (greater/equal to 100.4ºF) Sore throat Cough Congestion/runny nose Headache Difficulty breathing Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea Fatigue/muscle or body aches Loss of taste/smell
- If your child has one or more symptoms of COVID-19, please keep them home from school and contact your school nurse for further information and guidance.
Top of the World or Thurston Middle School, contact Nurse Kelly Schultz, RN - MSN firstname.lastname@example.org
El Morro or Laguna Beach High School, contact Nurse Pam Majd, RN - MSN email@example.com
Recommendations for staying home when sick and getting tested:
a. Follow the strategy for Staying Home when Sick and Getting Tested from the CDC.
b. Get tested for COVID-19 when symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (above).
c. Advise staff members and students with symptoms of COVID-19 infection not to return for in-person instruction until they have met CDPH criteria to return to school for those with symptoms:
A) At least 24 hours have passed since resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications; AND
B) Other symptoms are improving; AND
C) They have a negative test for COVID-19, OR a healthcare provider has provided documentation that the symptoms are typical of their underlying chronic condition (e.g., allergies or asthma) OR a healthcare provider has confirmed an alternative named diagnosis (e.g., Streptococcal pharyngitis, Coxsackie virus), OR at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset.
If the student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19, follow the guidance for isolation.
- Pick up and submit a free COVID-19 test for your child. Rapid tests are available from the District Office or your child's school during regular business hours, Monday-Friday. You may also contact your child's healthcare provider to obtain information about local testing opportunities.
Vaccinations for COVID-19 for eligible individuals has been shown to reduce the risk of serious illness. Vaccines are now available for school age youth. Please contact your healthcare provider if you have any questions about your child's health related to the COVID-19 vaccine. More information can be found here:
Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach has been an excellent partner supporting positive youth development in Laguna Beach. They have multiple locations serving children and adolescents and parents can find out more information about programs, registration, and location(s) here or by following this link:
Children’s Home Society has Resource and Referral information about child care options and child care referrals to licensed child care programs in Orange County. Hotline numbers are (949) 364-6605 and (714) 543-2273. Free emergency child care is available to eligible families.
The YMCA of Orange County offers fee-based child care for essential services workers available Monday through Friday from 6:45 am – 6:00 pm. Financial assistance may be available.
Help Me Grow works to ensure families get access to the programs and services they need to support their child’s development. Help Me Grow connects families with children ages 0-8 years, to resources that foster their child’s healthy development. During this time, children may need additional activities and supports while at home. The Child Development Care Coordinators are available: Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.