CURRENT COVID-19 MITIGATION STRATEGIES
(THINGS YOU'LL WANT TO KNOW FOR THE YEAR AHEAD)

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES
Welcome to Willow River Area School's Coronavirus Resources page for families. Here you will find links, informational flyers and all of our communications out to families regarding the Coronavirus.

DISTRICT UPDATES

CORONAVIRUS LINKS

FIND A VACCINE LOCATION
Vaccinations are free and readily available in our community. Families are encouraged to contact their health care provider or public health resources for vaccine opportunities.

ORDER A FREE COVID-19 TEST FOR HOME FROM VAULT

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(Order yours today to be prepared. No symptoms needed to be able to order. Results sent privately to you typically within 48 hours or less.)

WILLOW RIVER WELCOMES STUDENTS BACK!
We are happy to announce that our school will be kicking off the year with traditional, in-person instruction on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021.

As of August 26th, 2021:
-Masks are strongly encouraged when in our building.
-Masks are
required on all school buses and vans due to a federal mandate.

Due to a national shortage of drivers, bus transportation continues to be challenging at this time. For questions regarding bussing, please contact Transportation Director Nathan Berg at bus@isd577.org. If you or anyone you know are interested in becoming a driver, please reach out! Parents are encouraged to carpool and utilize the Parent Drop Off & Pick Up area at Doors J & K. Welcome Back Everyone!

2021-2022 Student Arrival & Departure Map

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COVID-19 TESTING RESOURCES

Testing Information and Locations are available from the State of Minnesota's Find Testing Locations page.

IMPORTANT: If you are using the test to request a shortened quarantine it MUST be a PCR (molecular) test. Antigen tests will not be accepted.

About Testing for COVID-19: A Positive is a Positive  

There are two types of COVID-19 diagnostic tests: molecular and antigen.  

A positive COVID-19 test (molecular or antigen test) means the person who took the test has COVID-19 and can spread it to others. If you get a positive test result, you should stay home and away from others. This advice does not change if you get a second test that is negative.  

Your close contacts will also be asked to stay home and away from others (quarantine). This advice does not change if they get tested and the result is negative.  

It generally is not recommended that people get tested again after getting a positive result. However, those who work in health care and long-term care may need to retest to confirm a negative result.

Types of COVID-19 Tests