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COVID Procedures

Houston County Schools

COVID Procedures for Employees and Students


In an effort to promote the health and safety of our students and employees, the following COVID-related guidelines will be established for the 2022 school year. 


COVID Positive 

Any individual that has tested positive for COVID, vaccinated or not vaccinated, must quarantine for a period of 5 days and may return to school if they are asymptomatic or their symptoms are resolving (without fever for 24 hours), follow that by 5 days of wearing a mask when around others to minimize the risk of infecting people they encounter. 

Key Considerations

  • Masks are optional but recommended for those individuals that have not been vaccinated or that have underlying medical conditions.
  • COVID vaccinations are available at several of the local pharmacies and hospitals.


The above procedures are subject to change according to the guidance of the Alabama Department of Public Health as well as the Center for Disease Control. All actions that Houston County Schools may take are to promote the health and safety of all students and employees.