Coronavirus COVID-19
  • CLICK HERE FOR THE COVID-19 DASHBOARD

    In order to provide more timely notifications and added transparency to our COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) reporting, Lubbock ISD Student Health Services, Technology Services, and Communications and Community Relations have developed a dashboard that you can now access at any time. The dashboard is always current due to real-time updates as data is pulled from our tracking system. 

  • COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION

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  •  Lubbock ISD COVID-19 Protocols for the 2021-2022 School Year

    • Masks welcomed, but not required or provided. Executive Order GA-36 signed by Governor Greg Abbott on May 18, 2021, prohibits governmental agencies from mandating face coverings.
    • Water fountains will remain closed. Students will receive a personal water bottle provided by Aramark.
    • Protocols for use of hand sanitizer and cleaning of surfaces will remain in place.
    • Spacing on school buses and in classrooms will continue, when possible.
    • Seating charts will continue to be used to assist with contact tracing.
    • Students may use their own lockers.
    • All bathroom stalls will be open.
    • Teachers may store student journals in a central location organized by class period.
    • Parents and guardians may have lunch with students in the cafeteria by appointment.
    • Prior to the tardy bell, parents and guardians may walk students into the building and/or classroom. After the tardy bell, parents and guardians must register at the front office before entering any other area of campus.
    • Volunteers and vendors are welcomed by appointment. To assist with contact tracing, volunteers and vendors will be required to provide a list of individuals they met with to the campus administration.
    • Campuses may host events, but social distancing and spacing between family groups is encouraged.
    • Outdoor learning spaces will be used when possible.
    • Anyone exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms will be separated.
      • Adults will be sent home*.
      • Children will be sent to the school nurse for evaluation and subsequent isolation, if needed.
    • Students who are absent for any reason will follow regular attendance guidelines from the Lubbock ISD Student Handbook. Asynchronous and synchronous instruction will not be provided. Students can receive make-up work upon their return to school, in Google Classroom, or through parent pick up.
    • Staff and students should continue screening for symptoms before coming to campus.

    *Refer to updated COVID-19 health protocol.

     

    COVID-19 Health Protocol

    1. Exposed

    • Complete the online reporting form.
    • A representative from the Health Services Department will contact you for contact tracing.
    • Exposure protocols:
      • Quarantine is not required for individuals who are fully vaccinated or who have been positive within the last three months.
      • Individuals who are not vaccinated must quarantine for 10 days and may return to work when no symptoms are reported.
      • Individuals who are not vaccinated may test on day five. If the test is negative, they may return to work on day seven.
    • Employees who are quarantined will use their personal leave during any quarantine period. There will be no extra district-provided leave or work from home opportunities.

    2. Positive

    • Complete the online reporting form.
    • A representative from the Health Services Department will contact you for contact tracing.
    • Quarantine for 10 days is required.
    • Testing out of quarantine is not an option.
    • Campus-wide notification of a confirmed positive case will be provided via text message to all staff and families.
    • Employees who are quarantined will use their personal leave during any quarantine period. There will be no extra district-provided leave.

    3. Employee COVID-19 Procedures for SY 2021-22

    COVID-19 symptoms include:

    • Fever
    • Loss of taste or smell
    • Cough
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Shortness of breath
    • Headache
    • Chills
    • Sore throat
    • Significant muscle pain or ache
    • Diarrhea

     

    Anyone who has been in close contact will be notified individually when contact tracing is determined by Lubbock ISD Health Services or the City of Lubbock Health Department.  

    Lubbock ISD adheres to COVID-19 protocols established by the TEA, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and City of Lubbock Health Department. Please contact Lubbock ISD Communications and Community Relations with questions at communications@LubbockISD.net.

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