AACS continues to monitor updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Anne Arundel County Department of Health. According to the CDC, "There is no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. So, it is important to take everyday preventive steps that are always recommended to slow the spread of respiratory illnesses like colds, flu and COVID-19. Please review our health guidelines below that outline virus spread prevention.
AACS Health Guidelines
Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using standard cleaning practices.
Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, your sleeve, or your elbow.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
If you are sick, stay home except to get medical care. Inform your AACS of any illness.
School policy is that any student with a fever of 100 degrees or more must stay home and cannot return to class until s/he is fever- and symptom-free for at least 24 hours without medication. Our priority is the health and safety of all students, faculty, staff, and students. For more details, please review the following areas of our online Parent/Student Handbooks (access via button under "Protected Information" on this webpage). If you still have questions, please call your campus-specific main office. Campus phone numbers and addresses listed on this webpage footer.
K-12 Handbook: pp. 11-12
LS Handbook: pp. 7-8
MS Handbook: p. 4
US Handbook: p. 25
Immunization and Measles
Download the 2019-2020 Immunization Guidelines. (Valid thru 8/31/2020)There have been recent cases of Measles in Maryland. Read about exposure. What does Maryland say about Measles?