Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. 

COVID-19 Guidance 2022-2023

Despite the challenges with COVID-19, our district will continue to provide an excellent education to our students.  The focus on the health, safety and the well-being of our staff, students, and community will remain a priority.

Groesbeck ISD will follow the recommendations for school opening and operations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA).  As changes are made, we will update this page with the new information.

Precautions and protocols are based on the county’s infectious rate.  (Click here to view COVID-19 by County)

Students and Staff:

  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms:

    • Stay home and isolate yourself from others in your home for five (5) days from the onset of symptoms. 

    • You may return to school/work after day five (5) if you have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever-suppressing medication and symptoms have improved.

  • Students and staff who are exposed and are asymptomatic do not need to isolate but should continue to monitor for symptoms.

We will continue to layer our mitigation procedures as we monitor our county levels.  Custodial personnel are continuing to wipe down solid surfaces daily and will thoroughly clean classrooms where a lab confirmed positive COVID-19 student or staff member was present.  GermBlast will follow their scheduled visits for District-wide disinfection.

Mental Health Resources

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has provided a list of COVID-19 Mental & Behavioral Health Grief & Trauma Informed Virtual Support and Statewide Resouces List (Dated 04/03/2020)

Click here to open and/or download (pdf)

Other Coronavirus Resources

Texas Health and Human Services encourages all Texans in need of COVID-19 information and referrals to community resources to call the 211 Texas hotline. 

Quarantine and Isolation (CDC) Specific information and videos regarding COVID-19 and your child.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (CDC) has information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to protect yourself, older adults and COVID-19, cleaning and disinfecting your home, and more.

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in monitoring the developing outbreak for the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  For more information regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus please visit the DSHS website.

For information on Texas Public Schools COVID Data visit DSHS website.

The World Health Organization website (WHO) has information regarding the Coronoavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, scam alert, advice for the public, and more.

The has information regarding the Coronavirus through Texas State Agency Resources and other helpful links.