What will happen if my child has been deemed a close contact to someone who COVID-19?

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  • If a student, teacher or staff member has been deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 person or if they self report COVID-19 symptoms: 
    • Asheville City Schools will refer the individual to diagnostic testing. 
    • Please know, Asheville City Schools DOES offer free rapid (antigen) testing on-site at school to facilitate quick COVID-19 diagnosis and inform school staff if a student may be able to stay in school. 
    • Buncombe County Health and Human Services will complete the contact tracing and work with schools to determine when the student or staff member can return to in-person learning.