What should I do if my child has symptoms or a positive test for COVID-19?

If your child has any COVID-19 symptoms or has had a positive test, please do the following:

  1. Contact your school nurse and tell them. Here is a list of school nurses and their contact information.

  2. If your child has symptoms at home, follow these instructions.

  3. If your child has a positive test for COVID-19, follow these instructions.

What will GPS do if students or staff have symptoms or there is a positive case of COVID-19 in our schools?

Here is what Gloucester Public Schools will do in the following scenarios:

GPS Protocols for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios

If a student or staff member has symptoms or becomes ill with COVID-19, the Gloucester Public Schools will follow specific guidelines and protocols to ensure students and staff are safe and know what to do.

Please click on the links below to learn what to do in each scenario.

Close Contact of Someone Who Tests Positive for COVID-19

Other Protocols