The Health and Safety FAQ will be updated as we receive new or updated guidance from government agencies.


Response to Confirmed Case

  • Why isn’t everyone on campus required to take a COVID-19 test after there is a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus?

  • Why is a building not closed for several days after there is a positive case reported?

  • Should I come to school/work if I live with someone who tested positive for COVID-19?

  • Why don't I need to quarantine when I've been exposed to someone who is quarantining?


Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

  • Are all COVID-19 cases added to Alief ISD’s COVID-19 Dashboard?

  • Why do I not know the name of someone who tests positive for COVID-19 in my building?

  • Why was I not notified of a positive case?


Prevention/Mitigation Protocols

  • Why is Alief ISD not taking student temperatures daily?

  • Who helped develop the Health and Safety Plan?

  • Why did Alief ISD create a school walkthrough process?


Human Resources

  • Why are so many people being denied ADA requests to work remotely?

  • Do I have to use my sick days when I get tested for COVID-19?

  • When staff are required to quarantine, why are some able to work remotely and others are not able to work remotely during quarantine? Also, if I am able to work remotely while self-isolating, why can't I work remotely all the time?


Student Attendance

  • If a student is sick at home but still engaging online in Schoology and/or through Zoom, is the student counted as present for attendance purposes?