Starting on Monday, April 19 (Term 4) DCPS will officially transition to a 10-day quarantine period, for those who have been identified as a close contact of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. ​

Staff and students who travel to high-risk states may only return in-person to school after:​

  • Self-monitoring and limiting daily activities—including not attending school – for 10 days, OR ​

  • Self-monitoring and limiting daily activities – including not attending school – until tested for COVID-19 (within three to five days after return from travel) and receiving a negative result. ​

  • Individuals may also return immediately after travel if the following are true:​

    • They do not have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19 AND they have tested positive for COVID-19 and completed their isolation period within the last 90 days, OR​

    • They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (two weeks/14 days after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or the second dose of the Pfizeror Moderna vaccine).