COVID-19 Resources Updated

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COVID-19 Resources

Legacy Early College is committed to protecting our staff and scholars.

March 2024Based on the latest DHEC requirements related to COVID-19, for the 2023-2024 school year. Legacy Early College will follow the protocols outlined below:

  • If a scholar/staff is exhibiting any of the following symptoms, with or without fever (100.4 or greater), will be excluded from school for suspected Covid-19 infection:
    • New/worsening cough
    • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
    • New loss of taste and smell
  • If a scholar/staff tests positive for COVID, he/she must report it to the school. The scholar/staff may return to school as long as the following DHEC requirements are met:
    • Symptoms are significantly improving and no fever in the past 24 hours without using fever-reducing medication
    • Masking is highly recommended until day 10 of illness to prevent illness spread
  • If a family member or close contact has tested positive for COVID, scholars and staff may still come to school,
    but will be asked to wear a mask for 10 days.
    • If the scholar or staff member begins to have symptoms or tests positive, then they must isolate as outlined above
    • Scholars and staff should test for Covid-19 on day 7 after their last exposure, even if asymptomatic
  • If a scholar or staff member needs to be out of school due to Covid-19 illness:
    • These days will count as absences for scholars and leave days for staff
    • Scholars will need to make up missed work

***If there are any questions about these protocols and requirements, please contact the attendance department and or our nursing department. ***

Helpful Website Sites:

Facts sheet on how COVID is spread