Westside's Travel Policy

Westside School follows current CDC travel guidelines for our travel policy. 

For UNVACCINATED individuals:

  • After any travel, domestic or international, that results in high risk exposure to people outside of your usual bubble, unvaccinated individuals may not return to campus until:

    • 5 days following the end of travel AND a negative PCR COVID-19 test (taken at least 4 days after travel - must be a PCR test, not a rapid antibody test)

For VACCINATED individuals:

  • Vaccinated individuals are not required to test or quarantine after travel. 

Examples of high risk exposure to people outside of your usual bubble:

If your unvaccinated student participates in any of the following activities, they MUST follow our travel policy and may not return to campus until 5 days following the end of travel AND a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken at least 4 days after travel (must be a PCR test, not a rapid antibody test).

  • close contact with people who are not fully vaccinated and not from your household
  • close contact with anyone who has Covid-19 symptoms
  • crowds
  • theme parks
  • cruise ships
  • long distance bus or train rides
  • longer trips by car or RV with many stops along the way
  • trips by car or RV with people who are not vaccinated or not from your household
  • hotels or multi-unit guest lodgings with common areas, including swimming pools
  • visiting an unvaccinated family member’s or friend’s home
  • renting or staying in a house or cabin (for example, a vacation rental) with people who are not vaccinated and not in your household
  • sharing spaces with many people or sharing bathroom facilities (for example, a dormitory-style hostel)
  • eating inside restaurants that are poorly ventilated, where social distancing is not possible, and servers and staff do not wear masks
  • eating inside restaurants with self-service options that require extensive touching of surfaces, such as buffets.
Examples of low risk exposure to people outside of your usual bubble:
  • If your unvaccinated student participates ONLY in the following activities, they may return to campus:
  • commercial or private airplane travel with masks on
  • short road trips with members of your household or fully vaccinated people with few stops along the way
  • staying in a house or cabin (for example, a vacation rental) with people from your household or fully vaccinated people
  • visiting a fully vaccinated family member’s or friend’s home

 

 

Due to resource limitations, traveling and quarantining students will not be provided remote learning accommodations.