COVID-19 Resources for Families
We appreciate the help and support of our staff, students and families as we address the challenges associated with the pandemic.
ISD 709 Safe Learning Plan
Guidance for staff, programs, and outside organizations using ISD 709 sites during the 2021-22 School year.
The Safe Learning Plan reflects current local planning and is subject to change based on future local, state and national guidance. Updates will be provided on this web page.
- Student tested positive for COVID-19 (lab confirmed case)
- Student experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and awaiting test results
- Student experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 but has not been tested
- Student's been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
- Student's household member experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19
- The MN Dept of Health’s About COVID-19 Vaccine web page includes information on the vaccine and what to expect before, during and after vaccination.
- The What You Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines document provides answers to many questions families may have.
- There are several ways to schedule a vaccination for 12 to 17 year olds:
- Use the Vaccines.gov to find a local vaccine. Under “vaccine” make sure to check the box for Pfizer.
- Schedule an appointment through Minnesota’s Community Vaccination Program. If all appointments are booked, sign up for the Vaccine Connector. The Vaccine Connector will indicate when appointments become available.
- Reach out to the child’s health care provider to inquire about an appointment for vaccination
- Testing has never been easier – you can visit a community testing site, order an at-home test kit, or get tested through your health care provider. All options are quick and free to you.
- You can sign your entire family up to get tested at the same time at a community testing site.
- Visit Getting Tested for COVID-19 or contact your health care provider to schedule an appointment.
COVID Safety Tips for Individuals & Families
Helpful tips from the Minnesota Department of Health.
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