School Nurse Corner

Quick Note from the School Nurse

  • Please remember: Parents should wear properly fitted masks (no gators or bandanas) during drop-off and pickup.
  • More information on all things Covid related can be found on the Covid-19 Updates page.
Marilyn Rakow, RN, School Nurse | nurse@sdfrenchschool.org

Vaccination Cards

If your student has been vaccinated against Covid and you have not already done so, please send nurse Marilyn a picture of their completed Covid vaccine card.
 
 

Testing Dates Update

Monday 9/27 | Monday 10/4 | Monday 10/11


Testing plan for return from October break

The testing plan for return from October break is as follows, for reference please see our Covid-19 Updates under “SDFAS Travel Policy”. 

Return to school after October Break

The following is in effect until further notice, regardless of vaccination status and if travel is local or non-local:

  • SDFAS campus is open after each break.

  • The school requires that every vacationing family MUST conduct a rapid at-home over-the-counter antigen test for each member of the household in the afternoon or evening of the day before returning to campus AND 3-5d post-travel.

  • Regardless of whether or not a PCR; or other tests, was required before boarding an aircraft at the originating destination.

  • All positive cases from the at-home rapid antigen tests MUST be reported immediately to the School Nurse. Negative test results do not need to be reported.

  • Negative results do not need to be shared or tracked by SDFAS.

  • The school will conduct weekly PCR testing weekly (on the first day back after a weekend or holiday) with results anticipated the following morning or within 48 hours at the latest.”


SDFAS Travel Policy 

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A. Vacation breaks. Return from “during-the-year” vacation breaks e.g. October Break, Thanksgiving, etc. The following is in effect until further notice, regardless of vaccination status and if travel is local or non-local:

  • SDFAS campus is open after each break.

  • The school requires that every vacationing family MUST conduct a rapid at-home over-the-counter antigen test for each member of the household in the afternoon or evening of the day before returning to campus AND 3-5d post travel.

    • Regardless of whether or not a PCR; or other tests, was required before boarding an aircraft at the originating destination.

  • All positive cases from the at-home rapid antigen tests MUST be reported immediately to the School Nurse. Negative test results do not need to be reported.

  • Negative results do not need to be shared or tracked by SDFAS.

  • The school will conduct weekly PCR testing weekly (on the first day back after a weekend or holiday) with results anticipated the following morning or within 48 hours at the latest. 

B. Non-local travel* “during-the-year” by individuals within SDFAS households. For household members who travel during the school year and engage in any non-local travel, the school’s travel policy is as follows:

  • The school requires that every vacationing family MUST conduct a rapid at-home over-the-counter antigen test for each member of the household in the afternoon or evening of the day before returning to campus AND 3-5d post travel.

    • Regardless of whether or not a PCR; or other tests, was required before boarding an aircraft at the originating destination.

  • All positive cases from the at-home rapid antigen tests MUST be reported immediately to the School Nurse. Negative test results do not need to be reported.

  • The school will conduct weekly PCR testing weekly (on the first day back after a weekend or holiday) with results anticipated the following morning or within 48 hours at the latest.

*Non-local travel is defined as including any of the following:

  1. Travel beyond 120 miles from an individual’s place of residence.*

  2. Travel outside of the State of California or outside the country regardless of proximity to both borders*

*The above conditions define NON-LOCAL travel as (a) regardless of the means of transportation by land, air, or sea and (b) regardless of vaccination status.


 

More Information?

Please contact Marilyn Rakow, RN, School Nurse nurse@sdfrenchschool.org

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