COVID-19 Policies / Procedures

(Updated 11.11.2020)

  • Students or staff who test positive for COVID-19 will isolate for a minimum of 10 days and must be symptom-free for at least 24 hours before returning to school.

  • Students or staff who live in the same household with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19;

    • Will quarantine for 14 days after the person who tested positive stops exhibiting symptoms.

  • Students or staff who have had direct exposure (been within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more) of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 at a school location;

    • Will quarantine for 14 days.

                    – OR –

    • May return before the 14 day period if their exposure occurred when both they and the person to whom they were exposed were wearing masks, and if they do all of the following: 

      1. Get tested no sooner than 7 days after exposure; AND,

      2. Receive a negative test result; AND,

      3. Submit the negative test results to their school secretary or administrator; AND

      4. Must not be exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19

For additional district-wide COVID-19 information, visit the WCSD Pandemic Information page on the WCSD district website

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936 East Desert Hills Drive
Saint George, Utah 84790
T: 435.628.0001
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DHMS Mission Statement

To inspire and empower ALL students to be future-ready!

Desert Hills Middle School is a community of lifelong learners held to high standards of academic achievement, integrity, self-discipline, and personal responsibility

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