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Welcome to the LPS Health Services Covid-19 Dashboard

Current Number Of Weekly Cases By School
Data Is Not Cumulative, Cases Are From:
November 18th - November 23rd
Last Dashboard Update

November 23, 2022 10:14 AM
SCHOOL NAME CASES
Administration Building 0
Aborn Elementary 0
Breed Middle School 1
Brickett Elementary 0
Callahan Elementary 0
Classical High 2
Cobbet Elementary 0
Connery Elementary 0
Drewicz Elementary 0
English High School 1
Early College At NSCC 0
Fallon Elementary 0
Fecteau-Leary School 0
Ford Elementary 0
Harrington Elementary 0
Hood Elementary 0
Ingalls Elementary 0
Lincoln-Thomson Elementary 0
Little Lynners Program 0
Lynn Vocational Technical Institute 3
Lynn Woods 0
Marshall Middle School 0
Pickering Middle School 8
Sewell-Anderson Elementary 1
Shoemaker Elementary 0
Sisson Elementary 0
Tracy Elementary 2
Washington Elementary 1
TOTAL NUMBER OF WEEKLY CASES* 19
* Numbers will be updated every Wednesday. All close contacts have been notified. Thank you for your continued cooperation in keeping our community healthy. 
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Prior Weeks: To see case numbers from prior weeks visit the DESE website.
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Coronavirus / COVID-19: Positive COVID-19 Cases in Schools

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At Home Health Checklist For 2022-2023

Daily checks of your child are necessary to prevent the spread of illnesses such as the flu, COVID-19, etc.

Monitor your child each day before school for the following symptoms:

- Fever (100°F or higher), chills, or shaking chills
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- New loss of taste or smell
- Muscle aches or body aches
- Cough (not due to other known cause, such as chronic cough)
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea
- Sore throat when in combination with other symptoms
- Nausea when in combination with other symptoms
- Headache when in combination with other symptoms
- 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.

If your child is experiencing any of the above symptoms, please notify the school nurse before sending your student to school

Additional Reasons to Keep Your Child Home:
• Your child has a positive or pending COVID-19 test
• Your child has been told to isolate

If you find that your child has symptoms or must stay home due to the above reasons, please notify the school using the form below:

PDF Icon At Home Health Check List For The 2022-2023 School Year
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Covid Testing Program

For the 2022-2023 school year, Lynn Public Schools will offer symptomatic testing for those individuals who have symptoms during the school day through December 31, 2022 at which time we will re-evaluate. A new consent will be needed to participate and is available through your school nurse.


PDF Icon Download Our 2022/2023 Testing Consent Form
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Covid-19: Response to COVID-19 Scenarios for School Year 2022-2023

The Lynn Public Schools will follow the COVID-19 guidelines set by the Department of Public Health (DPH), Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Lynn Board of Health. Please be aware that these guidelines are subject to change.
Anyone experiencing the following symptoms should stay home and get tested for COVID-19.

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL WITH SYMPTOMS
- 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 and smell
- Muscle/body aches
- Vomiting and/or diarrhea
- Sore throat when in combination with other symptoms
- Headache when in combination with other symptoms
- Nausea when in combination with other symptoms
- 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

If Covid-19 Test is Positive:
- Isolate for 5 days
- May return to school on Day 6 if symptoms improve and fever free for 24 hours without medication
-Mask Day 6-10
- If retest on Day 5 and test is negative, individual does not need to mask Day 6-10.
- If unable to mask, individual may return Day 6 or later if test is negative on Day 5 or later.

If Covid-19 Test Is Negative:
- May return to school when symptoms improve and fever free for 24 hours without medication.


Additional Resources:

DESE Guidelines for COVID-19 Current Testing Sites Vaccination Sites

COVID-19: Safety Protocols For The 2022-2023 School Year

Dear Parent/caregiver,

We are very excited to start a new school year with your students! At LPS, we are committed to the health and safety of the entire school community. To provide a safe learning environment and prevent the spread of illness, the following guidelines will be in place:

Daily Health Monitoring: Parents/guardians will monitor their child daily for signs and symptoms of illness. Staff will also self-monitor for illness. For further guidance, please see the attached At Home Checklist.

Hand Hygiene: Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the school.

Masks: Will be required in limited circumstances including in all health offices.

COVID-19 Testing: Available for students/staff that develop symptoms of COVID-19 during the school day. This is optional and requires the attached consent to be signed and returned to the school.

Thank you for your continued cooperation! Lynn Public Schools is committed to evaluating, adjusting, and communicating changes to you throughout the school year.

Additional Resources:

DESE Guidelines for COVID-19 Current Testing Sites Vaccination Sites
State Travel Guidelines    

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Here are some additional COVID-19 resources.

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  Lynn School Department - Reopening Schools Safely Website
  City of Lynn Covid-19 Resources Page
   
  Family Checklists for Going Back to School
  Massachusetts CV-19 Updates and Information
  Dept. Of Education Covid-19 Website
   
  COVID-19 Fact Sheet - English
  COVID-19 Fact Sheet - Spanish
   

COVID-19: Vaccine Information - Updated November 2022

Get Vaccinated Free, Family Friendly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics!

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is providing free COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the end of 2022.

A $75 gift card will be offered to any Massachusetts resident (adult or child) who gets vaccinated (first dose, second dose, or booster) at any of the clinics listed on the page below, through December 31, 2022. Gift cards will be offered while supplies last.

CLICK HERE FOR FREE VACCINE INFORMATION AND SCHEDULING

Also check here for additional clinics and info:

https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/

https://www.lynnma.gov/covid19/vaccine.shtml


PDF Icon Download Our 2022 Vaccine Info Flyer!
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