COVID-19 Info Center

Absences

Students

Any student who tests positive for COVID-19 must isolate for at least five days, regardless of vaccination status and even if they are asymptomatic.  

  • To report a student absent due to COVID-19:
    • First, report the absence as usual in Skyward. 
    • Next, in order to notify Health Services and ensure that we are reporting accurate case counts to the health department, click here and complete the form. 
  • To see the rules for isolation and quarantine, click here.

Employees

Click here for instructions on reporting an absence due to COVID.

Safety Mitigations

  • Click here for a user-friendly flier.
  • Click here for a more detailed Board memo from Aug. 11, 2022.

Area Transmission Rates

  • Local: To check case data for Oak Park and River Forest, visit Northwestern University's dashboard and enter the four local ZIP codes (60301, 60302, 60304, and 60305). 
  • Cook County: To check data and the community level rating for Cook County, click here.
  • CDC COVID-19 County Check: To find the CDC's current rating for all U.S. counties, click here.

Plan from Previous School Year

2021-2022 Safe Return & Use of ESSER Funds Plan