COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care (v1 – Oct 1, 2020)

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Version 1 – October 1, 2020

As of October 1, updates have been made to testing guidelines for children which adjust the type and number of symptoms needed for a child to stay home for a period of time and seek medical advice.

This tool provides basic information only and contains recommendations for children to support
decision making by parents about whether their child should attend school/childcare and/or
needs to be tested for COVID-19. This can be used to assess symptoms of any child who attends
child care or school (junor, intermediate, high school). It is not to be used as a clinical assessment tool or intended to take the place of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Screening must occur daily and at home before a child enters school or child care.