Montgomery Moving Forward
COVID Health Response
Public Health Guidance

Please review the Public Health Planning Guidance for details on procedures regarding prevention, response, and mitigation.

This plan and contents are subject to change and will be updated and revised as directives are provided by governing authorities and/or health officials. 
    • All students should do a daily self evaluation prior to coming to school or boarding school transportation.
      • Symptoms to screen for include: fever equal or over 100.0 degrees, loss of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, chills, sore throat, shaking or exaggerated shivering, significant muscle pain or ache, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting.
    • All students will be instructed on methods to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 at school.
    • All students should practice appropriate social distancing, hand hygiene, and respiratory etiquette. 
    • All students should regularly wash their hands when reporting to school and after using the restroom.
    • All students will be trained on proper handwashing techniques.  
    • All students should maintain 6 feet distancing from others, when feasible.  
    • Masks will be required for all staff and students in 4th grade and up per the Governor's Order.  For all other students, masks are highly encouraged. 
    • If a student comes into close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual will be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days and may not return to campus during that time and will be enrolled in Remote Learning.
      • Close contact is defined as
        (a) Being directly exposed to infectious secretions (e.g., being coughed on); or
        (b) Being within 6 feet for a cumulative duration of 15 minutes; however, additional factors like case/contact masking (i.e., both the infectious individual and the potential close contact have been consistently and properly masked), ventilation, presence of dividers, and case symptomology may affect this determination.  *For this reason, masks are highly encouraged for all students.

    • All Montgomery ISD employees will be required to complete a self screening daily.
      • Symptoms to screen for include: fever equal or over 100.0 degrees, loss of taste or smell, cough, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, chills, sore throat, shaking or exaggerated shivering, significant muscle pain or ache, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting.
    • All employees shall know, understand and practice methods to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 at work.
    • All employees must practice appropriate cleaning and disinfection, hand hygiene, and respiratory etiquette. 
    • All employees shall regularly wash their hands when reporting to work and after using the restroom.
    • All employees shall maintain 6 feet distancing from others when feasible.
    • Masks will be required for all staff per the Governor's Order
    • If an employee has a lab confirmed or suspected case, he/she must meet the re-entry criteria before returning to work as defined in the Public Health Planning Guidance.  
    • To limit exposure, informal campus visits will be restricted (including during meal time).
      • Essential meetings will be done virtually whenever possible. When in person meetings are needed appointments are required.  (For example: ARD meetings, parent conferences, registration, etc.)
      • In the event an individual visits a campus, they must complete a screener to access a school campus.
      • Masks are required of all visitors to access the building.
    • To ensure the safety of students and staff, no outside deliveries will be accepted (i.e. food, gifts, doordash, etc.).
    • Volunteer activities are suspended until further notice.
    • Until further notice, the use of field trips to enhance the educational experience will be suspended.