UPDATED September 2021 Daily Health Self-Screening Requirements
And at Home Daily Checklist for Employees, Parents, Children and Essential Visitors.
A1l School Employees, Parents, Children and Essential Visitors will need to complete a daily health
self-check by answering the questions listed below and by taking their own temperatures each day
prior to entering the school or being on the school property. A parent or guardian is responsible
for completing the daily screening on behalf of their child(ren). Self-Screening:
Below are the updated self-screening questions that employees, parents, children and essential
visitors are required to answer daily. If the answers are "No" to all of the fo1lowing questions,
individuals may enter the school, if you answer yes please contact the school principal. (If
employees, parents, children and/or essential visitors cannot take their temperature at home, but
answer "No" to all other questions, they may report to the school to have their temperature taken
a} If you are not yet fully vaccinated, have you been in close or proximate contact in the past
10 days with anyone who has tested positive through -a diagnostic test for COVID-19 or who has or
had symptoms ofCOVID-19?
b) Are you waiting for the results of or have you tested positive through a diagnostic test for
COVID-19 in the past 10 days?
c) Do you have at least Q!!£ of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, difficulty
breathing, new loss of taste or smell?
d) Do you have at least any of the following symptoms: fever (over 100.0°F or subjective),
cbiiis, rigors (shivers), muscle aches, headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea,
fatigue, congestion, runny nose?
If you answer YES to any of these questions on any given day, you or your child mav not enter the
school buildin g. Contact a medical professional for guidance and notify the school principal. For
students with chronic illness,
only new symptoms or symptoms worse than baseline should be used to fulfill symptom-based
Depending upon the answers to the screening questions, you or your child may need to receive
medical clearance and a negative COVID test to return to work or school. If you or your chi"ld is
sick with a common cold or other ailment not related to COVID-19 and has an approved alternative
diagnoses they should stay home until symptoms subside and you or your child (ren) fever free
without the aid of a temperature reducing drug.
International & Domestic Travel Vaccinated & Uhvaccinated Follow CDC Guidance
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• "Pope Francis has made it clear vaccinating is morally acceptable and that we have the moral
responsibility to get vaccinated. Cardinal Dolan has said the same. There is no mandate by the
Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New Yorlc to be vaccinated, unless required by Government
Health Officials. Individuals ar·e free to exercise discretion."
By signing below and submitting this form, you acknowledge that you read the above will comply with
all requirements and received the attached updated daily checklist that you will complete it each
school day for yourself or your child (ren) for the
2021-2022 School Year.
Signature of Parent or Guardian_________________________________________________Date:______________
Student Name ______________________________________________________________Grade:_____________