COVID testing & quarantine information

News & Events Blue and green background with floating images of COVID-19 virus and text: COVID-19 INFORMATION

I got a letter/phone call from the school saying that there had been an exposure. Has my child been exposed?

  • Any time there is an exposure at school, ALL families are notified.
  • If your student was exposed, you will receive additional information from the school, nurse, MESD and/or teacher.

My child might have been exposed to COVID-19, what should I do?

  • Consult with your child’s doctor and follow their recommendations.
  • If the doctor recommends quarantine, notify the school and your student’s teacher.
    • Please let us know your expected date of return.
    • You will be able to pick up materials for your child to learn at home (self-paced) during their quarantine.

I want to get my student tested for COVID-19.

  • Ask your child’s doctor about a COVID-19 test.
  • The David Douglas Student Health Center (503-988-3554) offers COVID-19 testing (and vaccines for students 12+). Call for an appointment.
  • IRCO offers drive-through COVID-19 testing and vaccines on Fridays. (see flyer)
  • Additional no-cost testing sites can be found here.

I would like to learn more about exposures and quarantines

opening page of a "symptom & exposure guidance" flowchart - PDF is linked in text.
Click image to go to interactive Symptom & Exposure Guidance presentation.

Should my child go to school today?

Preview of COVID-19 symptoms screening visual PDF.
click to view PDF

My student’s class has been quarantined.

  • Pick up a computer and school supplies from school. Your child’s teacher will teach live online while the whole class is quarantined. You may request a hotspot from the school if you do not have internet at home.

I got notice from the school that my student needs to quarantine.

  • Pick up a computer and school supplies from school. Your child’s teacher will provide self-paced learning activities for your student while they are at home.

My student is quarantining and needs a school lunch.

  • Contact your child’s teacher to order a lunch. Lunches can be picked up in the office between 10:30 and 11.