To find testing locations, check the DVUSD COVID testing page.
According to the Mayo Clinic, children who have COVID-19 generally have the same symptoms as adults, but they are typically mild and cold like. These include:
- Fever ( defined by DVUSD policy as over 100*F)
- Nasal congestion or runny nose
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle aches
- Nausea or vomiting
- Poor feeding or poor appetite
If your child is exhibiting any of the above symptoms and you think s/he may have COVID-19, please call your physician for further instructions. Keep your child home and separated from others in your household. If your child presents to the Health Center with ANY of the above symptoms, per county health guidelines, s/he will be sent home and required to test for COVID-19 and/or stay home for 5 days. If your child has a chronic condition that is documented in their health file and would include the above symptoms, this may be handled on a case by case basis. In the case that their symptoms have worsened, or are in combination with other symptoms, you will be called to pick them up and have them tested.