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Safe Reopening 2020-2021

Burlingame School District continues to plan, prepare for, and implement its instructional programs and school operations in response to conditions and requirements emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In line with state and county public health guidelines, BSD is moving towards safely reopening our school campuses to resume on-site, in-person teaching, and learning. 

BSD has developed its Return to School Procedures plan (last updated April 20, 2021) for safely reopening our school sites and beginning to return students.

The review of the BSD plan for the return of students in grades TK-8 to campus for in-person instruction has been completed by the San Mateo County Office of Education and San Mateo County Health and has been posted on their SMCOE website (11/13/20).

As of January 22, 2021, Burlingame School District also submitted our completed BSD COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist (last updated March 1, 2021) and San Mateo County School District COVID-19 Prevention Program documents.

COVID-19 Staff Data for BSD

 

Date

# Staff COVID tested @ District # Staff Receiving Positive COVID Result Notes
Week of 5/10/21
315
0
This was the last week of staff testing due to the California Dept. of Managed Health Care's Emergency regulation mandating insurance coverage of COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing for essential workers in California expired on May 14, 2021. 
Week of 5/3/21
343
0
 
Week of 4/26/21
332
0
 
Week of  4/19/21-Curative
344
0
 
Week of  4/12/21-Curative
344
0
 
Week of  4/5/21-Curative
31
0
BSD schools were closed for Spring Break, but some classified staff was working. We provided testing for those employees working and for those that were off but wanted to be tested anyway.
Week of 3/29/21-Curative
335
0
 
Week of 3/22/21-Curative
327
0
 
Week of 3/15/21-Curative
334
1
 
Week of 3/8/21-Curative
348
0
 
Week of 3/1/21-Curative
336
0
 
Week of 2/22/21-Curative
339
0
 
Week of 2/15/21
76
0
BSD schools were closed for President's Week, but some classified staff worked. We provided testing for those employees working and for those that were off but wanted to be tested anyway.
Week of 2/8/21- Curative
328
0
 
Week of 2/1/21- Curative
318
0
 
Week of 1/25/21- Curative
311
1
The employee was on campus, close contacts sent home to quarantine, and exposure notices sent.
Week of 1/18/21- Stanford Health & Curative
341
0
 
Week of 1/11/21- Curative
326
0
 
Week of 1/4/21- Curative
306
2
Contact tracing performed and staff notified.
Week of 12/21/20
0
2
BSD did not test during winter break. These two employees work with BSD.
Week of 12/14/20- Stanford Health & Curative
298
3
2 BSD employees and 1 employee who works with BSD; 1 from our Curative test and 2 self-reported. One BSD employee has not been on campus. 
Contact training performed, staff notified, additional testing of potential contacts performed. 
Week of 12/7/20- Curative
295
0
 
11/17/20- Stanford Health Care test
238
1
Contact tracing performed, staff notified, additional testing of potential contacts performed.
7/1/20-11/16/20
0
0
 Self-reported prior to 11/16/20 through private health care.

* Distance Learning ONLY prior to 2/4/21 for grades TK-2nd , 2/22/21 for grades 3-5, 2/24/21 for 6th grade, and 3/3/21 for 7th & 8th grades.

COVID-19 Student Data for BSD

Date

# Student

COVID tested

# Student

Receiving 

Positive COVID Result

Notes
Week of 6/7/21
211
0
 
Week of 5/24/21
256
0
 
Week of 5/10/21
298
0
 
Week of 4/26/21
305
0
 
Week of 4/12/21
425
0
 
Week of 3/22/21
265
1
 
Week of 3/8/21
490
0
 
Week of 3/1/21
14
0
BIS only 
Week of 2/23/21
380
0
 
Week of 2/9/21
369
0
 
Week of 1/26/21
334
4
 
Week of 1/18/21
703
2
 
 

Safe Reopening Resources

The selected resources below were initially shared through various Superintendent Messages from BSD Superintendent Mr. Chris Mount-Benites. They are presented here for your ease of access and review.

Community Volunteer Testing Initiative (01-07-2021)

Community Volunteer Testing Initiative FAQ (01-07-2021)

Student Symptom Decision Tree (11-20-2020)

Hybrid Schedule (11-04-2020)

BEA MOU for In-Person Instruction (10-29-2020)

COVID-19 BSD Staff Training Video (10-30-2020)

Return to School Series Video (10-30-2020)

 BEA:BSD Negotiations Update (10-22-2020)

Contact Tracing Flow Chart (10-22-2020)

BIS Survey Data and Proposal Presentation (10-13-2020)

Teacher and Parent Survey Results (10-9-2020)

Ask a Doctor Presentation and Zoom Recording (10-9-2020) (NOTE: the passcode is: eTLwy#4^ (the first few minutes were not recorded, but you can reference the presentation)

SHC COVID-19 Testing Program for Local Schools Presentation (10-9-2020)

BSD Health & Safety Protocols (10-2-2020)

Contact Tracing and Communications Protocol (9-30-2020) (Per the California Department of Public Health, the measures that should be taken when a student, teacher, or staff member has symptoms, is a contact of someone infected, or is diagnosed with COVID-19.)

Learning Continuity & Attendance (LCA) Plan (09-15-2020)

COVID-19 Operations Written Report for BSD (09-14-2020)

Key Websites

San Mateo County Pandemic Recovery Framework (most current version via SMCOE's website)

San Mateo County COVID-19 Testing (Who can get tested? How to make an appointment? Testing site locator.)

COVID19.ca.gov

San Mateo County Health

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