An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
, senior citizens and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
By entering the West Florida Baptist Academy campus, you are confirming that you are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Students, staff, faculty, and guests who cannot confirm all of the above criteria are advised to refrain from entering campus until able to do so.
We ask families to notify the school office when any person living in the same household tests positive for COVID-19. In this situation, students are expected to adhere to the following:
Symptomatic or COVID-19 positive students may not return to school until 5 days have passed since the onset of symptoms and the student is fever free for 24 hours. After 5 days, students returning to school should wear a face covering for at least 5 additional days if symptoms remain. Face coverings are not required if students no longer exhibit symptoms. Students may not return to school with a fever.
may attend school as long as they exhibit no symptoms of COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test.
Masks are not required
, but individuals are free to wear masks if they prefer.
COVID-19 vaccinations are not required
All campus activities and events are operating at full capacity.
Routine cleaning and disinfecting of campus property is continually emphasized.
Guests are not permitted in campus buildings without an appointment, including parents. Please contact the school office to schedule.