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Quarantine Requirements
Quarantine Requirements
Barrington Public Schools
Monday, May 10, 2021

As a result of the low transmission rates and high vaccination rates in Barrington, Barrington Public Schools is making changes to our quarantine requirements. All changes are currently aligned to the guidance of the RIDOH.

These changes are retroactive to all cases from April 25 through the present.  Any students or staff currently quarantined from April 25 will be contacted by their school administrator or nurse with a shortened return date.

💫 People Who Are Not Vaccinated / Not Fully Vaccinated

 Close Contact Change for Those Not Vaccinated - Return on Day 8 With Test

  1. Quarantine for 7 days with a Binax or PCR test on day 5 or later, and return to school with a negative test on day 8. (Replaces the 10-day quarantine)

 Travel Quarantine for Those Not Vaccinated - Return on Day 8 With Test

  1. Quarantine for 7 days with a Binax or PCR test on day 5 or later, and return to school with a negative test on day 8. (Replaces the 10-day quarantine)

Even after ending your quarantine, watch for symptoms for a full 14 days. 

 Close Contact in the Home for Those Not Vaccinated - Return on Day 21 with Test

  1. No Changes. Quarantine begins after day 10 of the positive household member’s quarantine and lasts for 10 days, with testing required on day 8 or later of the close contact’s quarantine. 

People Who Do Not Want to Test and Are Not Vaccinated Require a 14 Day Quarantine with Return on Day 15

 ðŸ’« People Who Are Fully Vaccinated

 Close Contact Change for Those Vaccinated 

  1. No quarantine with proof of full vaccination (2 weeks after 2nd Pfizer or Moderna or 2 weeks after Johnson and Johnson)

 Travel Quarantine for Those Vaccinated 

  1. No quarantine with proof of full vaccination prior to trip (2 weeks after 2nd Pfizer or Moderna or 2 weeks after Johnson and Johnson)

 Close Contact in the Home for Those Vaccinated

  1. No quarantine with proof of full vaccination (2 weeks after 2nd Pfizer or Moderna or 2 weeks after Johnson and Johnson). In school Binax for 5 days.

The CDC always recommends:

  • Watch for symptoms for a full 14 days.
  • Vaccinated close contacts and travelers should consider getting a COVID-19 test between 5 and 10 days after their last exposure or out-of-state travel. 

 If you get symptoms of COVID-19, isolate at home, call your healthcare provider, and get a COVID-19 test.

 If you have any questions please contact your school nurse or building principal.