Runny nose and sore throat will be removed from children’s list of mandatory isolation symptoms. *This change is only for those with no known exposure.
If a child has had close contact with a COVID case in the last 14 days, a runny nose or sore throat is enough to recommend testing, and the child would need to continue to stay home in isolation.
- More information on K to 12 school re-entry: https://www.alberta.ca/k-to-12-school-re-entry-2020-21-school-year.aspx
- Covid-19 Alberta health daily checklist (for children under 18): https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/edc-covid-19-screening-questionaire-english.pdf
- COVID-19 info for Albertans: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0ME82h6htNaKyHiWNYbEtq5BUzu5PANCddoROlKq4l5GuHVMjhKEXlvRM