Risk Assessment: Initial Screening Questions:

If an individual answers YES to any of the questions, they must not be allowed to attend or participate in the activity or program. This checklist applies for all children. Children should be screened every day by completing this checklist before going to school, child care or other activities.

If you have traveled outside Canada in the last 14 days, follow the Government of Canada Travel, Testing, Quarantine and Borders instructions, including any requirements for exempt travelers related to attending highrisk environments.

This screening questionnaire will be updated as required.

 

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    1. Has your child been a household contact of a case2 of COVID-19 in the last 14 days? Yes No

    A household contact: a person who lives in the same residence as the case OR who has been in frequent, long-duration, close-range interaction with a case of COVID-19.For example, siblings, someone who slept over, or someone who provided direct physical care to the child.

    If the answer is “YES” AND they are NOT fully immunized4:
    • Child should stay home and NOT attend school, childcare and/or other activities for 14 days from the last day of exposure and monitor for symptoms. If your child has symptoms, proceed to question 2.
      • If the child answered "NO" to question 1
        • Proceed to question 2.
        2. Does the child have any new onset (or worsening) of the following core symptoms: Yes No
        Fever
        Temperature of 38 degrees Celsius or higher
        Cough
        Continuous, more than usual, not related to other known causes or conditions such as asthma
        Shortness of Breath
        Continuous, out of breath, unable to breathe deeply, not related to other known causes or conditions such as asthma
        Loss of sense smell or taste
        Not related to other known causes or conditions like allergies or neurological disorders
        If the child answered "YES" to any symptom in question 1:
        • The child is to isolate for 10 days from onset of symptoms as per CMOH Order OR receive a negative COVID-19 test and feel better before returning to activities
        • Use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to arrange for testing and to receive additional information on isolation.
          • If the child answered "NO" to all of the symptoms in question 2
            • Proceed to question 3.
            3. Does the child have any new onset (or worsening) of the following other symptoms: Yes No
            Chills
            Without fever, not related to being outside in cold weather
            Sore throat/painful swallowing
            Not related to other known causes/conditions, such as seasonal allergies or reflux
            Runny nose/congestion
            Not related to other known causes/conditions, such as seasonal allergies or being outside in cold weather
            Feeling unwell/fatigued
            Lack of energy, poor feeding in infants, not related to other known causes or conditions, such as depression, insomnia, thyroid dysfunction or sudden injury
            Nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea
            Not related to other known causes or conditions, such as anxiety, medication or irritable bowel syndrome
            Unexplained loss of appetite
            Not related to other known causes or conditions, such as anxiety or medication
            Muscle/joint aches
            Not related to other known causes or conditions, such as arthritis or injury
            Headache
            Not related to other known causes or conditions, such as tension-type headaches or chronic migraines
            Conjunctivitis (commonly known as pink eye)
            If the child answered "YES" to ONE symptom in question 2:
            • Keep your child home and monitor for 24 hours.
            • If their symptom is improving after 24 hours, they can return to school and activities when they feel well enough to go. Testing is not necessary.
            • If the symptom does not improve or worsensafter 24 hours (or if additional symptoms emerge), use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to check if testing is recommended.
            If the child answered "YES" to TWO OR MORE symptoms in question 3:
            • Keep your child home.
            • Use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to determine if testing is recommended.
            • Your child can return to school and activities once their symptoms go away as long as it has been at least 24 hours since their symptoms started.
            If the child answered "NO" to all questions:
            • Your child may attend school, child care and/or other activities.

            If you have answered "No" to all the above questions, please sign in and out and practice hand hygiene (wash hands for 30 seconds, and or use hand sanitizer) before and after your visit.

            Please note: If your child is experiencing any symptoms from the lists above, do not bring them to visit a continuing care or acute care facility for 10 days from when symptoms started/until symptoms resolve (whichever is longer), unless they receive a negative COVID-19 test result and feel better.

            Our goal is to minimize the risk of infection to our staff and children, thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

    3 A lab-confirmed case OR a probable case as defined in the Alberta COVID-19 Notifiable Disease Guideline

    4 A person who has received the complete vaccine series for COVID-19 and it has been 14 days after the second dose in a two dose series