COVID-19 Reporting Procedures for
DVUSD Parents and Students
If a student has symptoms of COVID-19, tests positive for COVID-19 or if a student has come into close contact (within 6 feet for 15 or more minutes within a 24 hour period) with someone who is positive or potentially positive with COVID-19, parents should do the following:
*Keep child home.
*If your child tests positive or has COVID-19 like symptoms and has had close contact with any sibilings who attend any DVUSD schools, then your child and all other siblings should be kept home as well.
*Parent is to complete the Student COVID 19 Information Form at: COVID 19 Parent Reporting Form
*Contact the School Nurse and a designated campus administrator via email, informing them of the situation regarding your child's health. PLEASE specify in the email if the situation involves a positive test, suspected positive test (based on child's symptoms) or if they have had close contact with someone who has had a positive test or suspected positive test. Please also include in the email: Name of student, student school ID number, date of COVID test and date that the symptoms began.
*Complete the regular student absence procedures by contacting the school attendance line at 623-376- and notifying them of student's absence.
*If a parent has any questions, they can email COVID19concerns@dvusd.org or they can contact the School Nurse via phone (623-376-3310) or email.
*A district representative will follow up with the parent regarding the received report and will continue contract tracing data collection.
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has provided a helpful tool called the Home Isolation Decision Maker Tool. If you have questions about whether your child should isolate at home, this tool can help. The tool can be accessed by visiting www.maricopa.gov/covidisolationtool