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Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled some commonly asked questions to give you more information about TCSOS’s COVID-19 response. If you can’t find the answer to your questions, contact us to find out more.

What is the current masking policy?

Students, staff, and visitors are not required to wear masks indoors per CDPH guidance at any TCSOS school or office. The guidance recommends but does not require mask-wearing. Students, staff, and visitors may wear a mask as they see fit.

How does COVID-19 spread? When is someone considered contagious?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is spread in three main ways:

  • Breathing in air when close to an infected person who is exhaling small droplets and particles that contain the virus.
  • Having these small droplets and particles that contain virus land on the eyes, nose, or mouth, especially through splashes and sprays like a cough or sneeze.
  • Touching eyes, nose, or mouth with hands that have the virus on them.

Learn more about how COVID-19 spreads.

Are there long-term effects from getting COVID-19?

Learn more about the potential for associated long-term health impacts of COVID-19 in children.