LCS has delayed the implementation of the COVID vaccination mandate for students 12 years+ to align with LACDPH, CDPH and LAUSD.
The vaccination policy for LCS staff is still in place across all sites. LCS is continually monitoring the public health guidance and will revisit the policy as necessary.
To read more about LAUSD's December 14 Resolution to delay the COVID vaccine mandate for students, click:
Larchmont Charter is committed to providing accurate and transparent information regarding COVID-19 cases on our campuses, while also maintaining privacy and confidentiality for our students and staff. This data will be updated regularly and as cases are confirmed.
Larchmont Charter School abides by LACDPH public health requirements and LAUSD policies where/when applicable. As such the policies and procedures listed here are updated periodically in keeping with updates from LACDPH.
LCS is in alignment with the school protocols put forth by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
IF YOUR CHILD TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID
If your child has tested positive:
1. Notify the office manager at your child's campus
2. Following the recommendation of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, your student will need to isolate for 10-days from the day they tested positive for COVID-19. The Home Isolation Instructions can be found here. If they develop any other symptoms or if they worsen, please seek medical advice and further guidance.
You have a couple of options depending on how your student is feeling:
A. Full 10-Day Isolation Period: Your student may return to regular activities as early as Day 11 if their symptoms have improved and do not have a fever in the previous 24 hours prior to their return (without the aid of fever reducing medication). During the isolation period, your child is unable to attend school in-person.
B. Reduction of the Isolation Period: They are able to reduce the isolation period to a minimum of 5 days - and return to school as soon as Day 6 of their isolation period, if the following requirements are met:
At least 5 days have passed after their symptoms first appeared or first tested positive if they’re asymptomatic, AND
Their symptoms have improved and they are fever-free without the aid of medication, AND
They have a negative COVID test (antigen preferably) collected on day 5 or later. If an at-home antigen test is given, then you must write the name of the student and date in which the test was given and take a picture to show upon arrival back at school.
If it hasn’t been at least 5 days since your symptoms first appeared, OR you have an ongoing fever, OR you are unable to get tested and show a negative result after day 5, then you will need to complete the full 10 days of isolation.
Lastly, when your child returns to campus, please be sure that they follow the guidelines of frequent hand washing, wearing a medical grade mask.
For your reference, below is a list of symptoms for the Coronavirus:
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
· Repeated shaking with chills
· Muscle pain
· Sore throat
· New loss of taste or smell
· Vomiting and or diarrhea
COVID-1 TESTING OPTIONS
You may also call your primary healthcare provider.
COVID At-Home Tests
Every home in the US is now eligible to order 8 additional free at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests. Order yours at www.covid.gov/tests
For information on COVID-19 resources, please visit the LACDPH Coronavirus webpage here.
SAFE SCHOOLS FOR ALL PLAN
LACDPH Reopening Protocol for K-12 Schools (Appendix T1)
LARCHMONT'S COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN
The Larchmont Charter School COVID-19 Safety Plan for In-Person instruction is a living document and will provide updates on the planning and implementation for a safe and successful return for students and staff.