Quarantine Protocol Reminder for Student Travel

Quarantine Protocol Reminder for Student Travel

This message is a reminder that students who travel need to follow the Hood River County School District’s quarantine protocols upon their return, which have been developed in consultation with Hood River County Health Department. Students will be able to access their education virtually during the period of their quarantine.

Students traveling outside of the United States

If the student is vaccinated (received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine prior to travel) AND if there are no primary symptoms of COVID-19 they do NOT have to quarantine, but it is still recommended that they get a COVID-19 test within 3-5 days of their return.

If the student is unvaccinated, there is a recommended quarantine of 10 days; recommended COVID-19 test within 3-5 days of return.

If the student develops primary symptoms of COVID-19 and/or receives a positive test result, the student will need to quarantine for 10 days from the onset of symptoms or confirmation of positive test result.

Students traveling out of their home area but within the United States

If the student is vaccinated (received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine prior to travel) AND if there are no primary symptoms of COVID-19 they do NOT have to quarantine, but it is still recommended that they get a COVID-19 test within 3-5 days of their return.

If the student is unvaccinated, there is a recommended quarantine of seven (7) days; recommended COVID-19 test within 3-5 days.

If the student develops primary symptoms of COVID-19 and/or receives a positive test result, the student will need to quarantine for 10 days from the onset of symptoms/confirmation of positive test result.

Questions may be directed to Hood River County School District at hrcsd.covid@hoodriver.k12.or.us and/or the Hood River County Health Department at health@co.hood-river.or.us