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COVID-19

The number one priority of nursing staff at BCS is to keep our students safe. As we learn more about Covid-19, we will follow the guidance of the Tennessee Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to do our best to keep our students and staff safe and healthy.

There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

MORNING HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Parents will conduct the COVID-19 self-screening for his/her student(s) each morning. Taking your child’s temperature and asking the questions are required for the assessment. We all need to minimize risks for one another, and this has to become part of our morning routine.

  • Have you had a fever in the last 24 hours?
  • Have you taken medicine to reduce your fever in the last 24 hours? 
  • Have you been in close contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19? 
  • Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, nasal congestion or a runny nose? 
  • Have you had a new loss of taste or smell? 
  • Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours? 
  • Are you awaiting test results for COVID-19? 

    If you answer “YES” to any of the questions,
    you must stay home.

COVID-19 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For more information or questions, contact your division school nurse or visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html