- New Tech High @ Zion-Benton East
Latest Covid Protocols
To report a student absence* for an NTZB student, call the 24/7 attendance line at (847) 731-9813.
*STUDENTS WITH COVID-RELATED ABSENCES SHOULD ALSO
PROVIDE PROOF OF POSITIVE TEST VIA EMAIL ATTACHMENT TO:
Student Covid Protocols (Beginning August 15, 2022)
Any student testing positive for COVID should follow these protocols:
- Parent calls the attendance line at (847) 731-9813 to report the absence.
- Parent provides proof of a positive test to the school Health Aide via email attachment to [email protected].
DAY 0 – Student is ill or has tested positive using a COVID-19 test.
DAYS 1 through 5 – Student remains at home and is isolated from other people to the extent possible.
DAY 6 – Student may return to school if they have been fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication AND free of symptoms/symptoms dramatically improved.
DAYS 6 through 10 – Student must wear a mask at school (including bus transportation and school activities).
Any student displaying COVID-19 symptoms should remain home and follow the above protocol.
Also, students sent home from the New Tech Health Office during the school day should remain home and follow the above protocol.
If the student does not take a test to verify COVID-19, they will be presumed positive and should follow the above protocol.
If you have questions relating to when your student should return or the above timeline, please contact Ms. McKenzie at [email protected] or (847) 731-9804.