COVID-19 Resources

  • OSD Health and safety policies are based on protocols proven to keep students and staff safe and in school with minimal disruptions (in-person to virtual), including:

    • Panther Pledge daily home health screening checklist;
    • Personal hygiene practices (handwashing, sanitizing, covering coughs/sneezes);
    • Cleaning & sanitizing procedures;
    • COVID testing procedures; 
    • Masks are not required in OSD K-12 schools or on school transportation. Any individual who wishes to wear a mask is free to do so. 

    Our policies (Policy 565 and Policy 566) are continually reviewed and updated based on the most recent health guidance.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

  • What should I do if my student isn't feeling well?

  • What should I do if my student tests positive for COVID-19?

  • What should I do if there is a positive COVID-19 case in my household?

  • Does my student need to quarantine?

  • Where can I get tested for COVID-19?

  • Will OSD host a community testing site this year?

  • Will the District communicate COVID-19 cases within classrooms?

  • Is there ever a time my student could be asked to wear a mask?

  • Can I get tested for COVID-19 through ORCHARDS?

  • How can I schedule a vaccine appointment?

  • How can I contact my school health office?

  • How can I find information on effective masks?