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