Health and Wellness

We continue our commitment to maintaining health and wellness in school. For resources and protocols in the 2022-23 school year, please review the items noted below.

Health Department Links

DuPage County Health Department

Illinois Department of Public Health 

Health Reporting Form
Use our Health Reporting Form to report school health-related issues and COVID specific information.

CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker by County
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Data Tracker to view COVID-19 data in any county. Scroll down to COVID in Your Community, enter the county you are seeking and review a variety of data.

COVID-19 Testing
Individuals may request free at-home COVID-19 tests at this link.  Also, check out Community test sites in DuPage.

Glenbard Response to COVID-19 Cases
A student is excluded from school if COVID-19 positive, symptomatic or confirmed close contact when not fully vaccinated. See the table below for more information. 

COVID-19 Status 2022-23 Protocol
Positive

COVID-19 test

Excluded from campus for 10 days. Can return early to campus on Day 6 provided the individual is symptom-free for 24 hours and produces a negative diagnostic test (Ex: PCR, lab-based testing). Test must be performed on Day 6 or later. Written authorization to return from school in advance of return is required.
Close contact to COVID-19 positive case If fully vaccinated, only excluded if symptomatic (should also seek testing). If not fully vaccinated, excluded for 10 days.
Symptomatic individual, negative test results Excluded from campus until fever-free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medication; diarrhea/vomiting has ceased; and symptoms have improved.
Symptomatic individual, no testing and not a close  contact Excluded from campus for 10 days and until fever-free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medication; diarrhea/vomiting has ceased; and symptoms have improved.

 

Members of the household (who are not fully vaccinated) in the school system are considered close contacts.

Vaccinations
Free COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, according to the CDC. Get answers to frequently asked questions and bust myths about vaccines at this link.

Use this link to find a vaccine location near you.

CDC provides information to Stay Up to Date with Your COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters – The CDC says COVID-19 vaccine boosters can further enhance or restore protection that might have decreased over time after your primary series vaccination. Learn more at this link.

Mask Guidance from the CDC
Review mask guidance from the CDC at this link.

How to Protect Yourself and Others
Review information from the CDC at this link.

Dashboard Data 2020-22

2021-22 COVID-19 Dashboard

2020-21 COVID-19 Dashboard