Argonne ES Covid-19: Health & Safety

How Do We Prevent Infection?

  • Get vaccinated if eligible. Anyone 6 months old and over is eligible. 
  • Testing and staying home when feeling sick.
  • Wear a mask (recommended, not required) and wash your hands.
  • Improve indoor air quality and maximize fresh air by going outdoors as much as possible.
  • ​All SFUSD staff will need to be vaccinated unless they qualify for an exception. 

Covid-19 Protocols

COVID-19 Testing


Students and Staff Who Test Positive for COVID-19

  1. Staff must isolate at home immediately for at least 5 days after start of symptoms (Day 0) or after date of first positive test (Day 0) if no symptoms. 
  2. Students should stay home until they have NOT had a fever for 24 hours without using fever reducing medication AND other Covid-19 symptoms are mild and improving. (Updated Jan. 9, 2024) 
  3. Please email your teacher and the front office at

Masking Guidance

  • Infected persons should wear a well-fitting mask around others for a total of 10 days, especially in indoor settings.

Covid-19 Symptoms

  • Fever of at least 100.4ºF/38ºC or higher
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
  • Feeling unusually weak or fatigued
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

This page was last updated on March 14, 2024