Wiseburn COVID-19 Dashboard
Last Updated: February 22, 2021
Currently, Wiseburn is operating under a Distance Learning model of instruction. The District school sites have been open since November 2, 2020 in a limited capacity for in-person services for students with special needs and many staff members have also worked from our sites, in gradually larger numbers, since March.
Since September 2020, the District has had a total of 11 COVID-19 cases of individuals who have physically been on school grounds, but the District has not had an outbreak on our campuses (meaning, on-site transmission has not occurred).
We provide this information in the interest of transparency with our community. Once the District begins a hybrid model of instruction, we will update this page with additional data and will continue to maintain privacy and confidentiality for our students and staff.
Subscribe to our Wiseburn COVID-19 Dashboard newsletter for twice monthly updates on the current status of the COVID-19 outbreak and what that means for school reopening efforts:
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Communication Process in the Event of Positive Cases
In the event there is a positive case, affected individuals will be contacted directly by their school or District staff with self-isolation directions and other important information. Families of students who are not affected will not receive a notification letter and no action will be required; however, the data reflecting confirmed cases will be updated on this page. Please note that the District will only communicate and provide data for confirmed COVID-19 cases.
If your, your student, or another member of your household is symptomatic, is exposed to, or has tested positive for COVID-19, you must keep your student at home and contact via email and phone your specific school site principal as well as the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Nisha Dugal (firstname.lastname@example.org, 310-725-2101).
Anyone with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should remain at home in isolation for a minimum of 10 days plus at least 24 hours after the resolution of fever (without fever-reducing medication) and improvement of other symptoms.
We will treat information regarding the identity of persons with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 as confidential to the extent practicable and will comply with applicable laws regarding the handling of such information.
Plan to Address Positive COVID-19 Cases or Community Surges
Per CDPH guidance, when a student, teacher, or staff member, or a member of the household, tests positive for COVID-19 and has exposed others at the school, WUSD will implement the following steps:
- In consultation with the local public health officials, the Superintendent and the Board of Education may consider whether school closure is warranted, and determine the length of time for the closure, based on the risk-level within the specific community.
- Per standard guidance for isolation at home after close contact, the classroom or office where the COVID-19-positive individual was based will typically need to close temporarily as students or staff isolate.
- Additional contacts at school, outside of the classroom/s, should also isolate at home.
- Additional areas of the school visited by the COVID-19-positive individual may also need to be closed temporarily for cleaning and disinfection.
- During the isolate at home period the school site will provide a plan for continuity of education, social services and meal program as needed, and establish alternate mechanisms to support student in quarantine.
See our Exposure Management Chart:
Resources and Information
- Wiseburn Health and Safety Plan
- LA County Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard
- California Blueprint for a Safer Economy
- Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Nurse Line: (323) 361-5331 (Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday)