Response Matrix – Confirmed Case

  • Situation

    Evaluated Probability of Transmission In School(s)

    Assumption Remarks

    Response*

     

    1 Case

     

    Low or no risk

    Confirmed case had little to no contact time in school

    • No building closure

    • Notify school parents

     

    Possible/Suspected

     

    Confirmed case had some contact time in school while infected

    • 24-hour or no closure

    • Disinfect school

    • Notify school parents

     

    >1 Case in a School in a 1-3 Day Time Frame

     

    Possible/Suspected

    Increased possibility that transmission occurred within a school building

    • 24-72 hour building closure

    • Disinfect school

    • Notify school parents

     

    >1 Case in Multiple Schools in a 1-3 Day Time Frame

     

    Low or no risk

    No specific region or discernible pattern to link confirmed cases

    • Address each case separately (as defined in the 1 Case model)

     

    Possible/Suspected

    • Cases occur within a geographic region indicating a “hot spot(s)” or a common origination

    • Scale of cases may necessitate an immediate response to transition to high risk

    • 24-96 hour closure of affected schools or schools in the region (with possible extension)

    • Potential districtwide risk: Transition to High Risk delivery

    • Disinfect schools

    • Notify school parents

    • Notify Office of Emergency Management; public notification

     

    *All confirmed cases will result in contact tracing and an investigation

Last Modified on July 22, 2020