Vistor Guidelines EO253

BLOOMINGDALE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 


 

COVID - 19 Visitor Guidelines

Updated: September 23, 2021


On August 23, 2021, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 253. which mandates that public school employees, substitutes and frequent visitors provide proof of full vaccination or submit to mandatory COVID-19 testing on a weekly basis. The district will take the following steps for compliance with the Executive Order: 


Bloomingdale Public Schools Definition of a Frequent Visitor/ Volunteer : 

 An individual who comes to the school or volunteers for a single event more than thirty minutes in duration. Any individual coming to the school less than thirty minutes would not be considered a frequent visitor and be exempt from the policy. *


Guidelines For Frequent Visitors


  • All frequent visitors or organizations should make arrangements with the building principal at least one week prior to the visit. 


  • If the visitor is vaccinated, the district is required to see adequate proof of vaccination. This information should be emailed to Mrs. Stout at [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the date of the visit. The email should include the visitors full day, school and date of visit and one acceptable form listed below. 


The following are acceptable forms:


  • CDC COVID -19 vaccination card;

  • Official record from the New Jersey Immunization System or other State registry; 

  • A record from a health care provider’s portal on official letterhead, signed by a licensed physician, nurse practitioner, physicians assistant, registered nurse or pharmacist; or

  • Military immunization or health record for the United States Air Force; 


  • If the visitor is unvaccinated or prefers not to share his/her vaccination status, the following will be required: 


  • A negative test results with the date of the sample being taken no more than seven days from the date of the visit.

  • This information should be emailed to Mrs. Stout at [email protected] least 24 hours prior to the date of the visit. The email should include the visitors full day, school and date of visit and the test result. 


* Parents coming to read to a class of students are required to comply with the guidelines outlined even if the duration is under 30 minutes. 


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