Covid Protocol

A Message from Nurse Riner

Important Reminders About Covid:


ANY of the following symptoms will trigger needing a doctor's note or negative test:

  • Shortness of breath

  • difficulty breathing

  • loss of taste or smell

  • new/worsening cough

If they have 2 or more of the following symptoms, it will trigger needing a doctor's note or a negative test:

  • Fever

  • sore throat

  • muscle/body aches

  • fatigue

  • congestion/runny nose

  • headache

  • diarrhea

  • nausea/vomiting

  • Chills

At-home self-testing for COVID-19: The LCSD will not accept results from at-home/over-the-counter self-test due to the possibility of improper specimen collection by the individual and misinterpretation of the result by non-medical personnel.

Notify their teacher AND complete this form: Van Wyck Elementary - COVID 19 Information Form if your student is sick and/or getting tested. Keep them home if they are not feeling well. You can also notify Nurse Riner taylor.riner@lcsd.k12.sc.us


If a student is symptomatic/tested for COVID, they must stay home until all results are received. Please submit this form when your student(s) are ready to return: Student: Self Certification to Return to School


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