All staff and students need to be aware of the possibility of needing to quarantine for 14 days upon return if you decide to travel to one of the PA Department of Health COVID-19 hot spots.  We know the order is a recommendation, but the District will err on the side of safety and caution.

If you choose to travel to one of the identified hot spot states, it is your obligation to notify your supervisor/advisor/coach. Failure to notify, could cause issues for both the District, employee and/or student involved in extracurricular activities.  Employees/students who have been out of the area, may upon return, contact their physician to see whether they, in fact, need to be quarantined based on the fact pattern presented to their primary care provider.

Please be aware the states identified in the travel advisory change periodically, based on current data. Please visit the following website for the most up to date list of COVID-19 hot spots:

Please understand the implications nonessential travel could have on the District, its employees and students. All nonessential travel to these identified locations is discouraged.

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