Daily Home COVID Screening

Irvine Unified School District follows the guidelines set forth by the Orange County Health Care Agency when screening students for potential COVID-19 symptoms or exposure.  





Please select the link below to review the complete Irvine Unified School District Health Guidelines for COVID-19:

IUSD Health Guidelines for COVID-19 


Daily Home Screening for Students           

Parents: Please complete this short check each morning before your child leaves for school.



Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth


Sore Throat


New uncontrolled cough or difficulty breathing (for students with chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)


Nausea / Vomiting / Diarrhea 


New onset of headache, especially with a fever

  Congestion, runny nose (not related to allergies) 
  Fatigue, muscle or body aches 
  Loss of taste or smell



Had close contact (less than 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with a person with confirmed COVID-19


Traveled to or lived in an area where the local, Tribal, territorial, or state health department is reporting large numbers of COVID-19 cases

If a student is exhibiting any of the symptoms in Section 1 OR has been exposed per Section 2, do NOT send them to school.

Please call your school’s Attendance line and let them know your child will be absent.

Adapted from the "Daily Home Symptom Screening for Students" provided by CDPH Industry Guidelines

Revised 09-18-2020