Updated 3/22/2024

CDPH updated its guidance to remove the 5-day isolation recommendation for the general public, including in schools and child care.

Alameda County is aligned with state isolation guidance for the general public:

  • Stay home if you have COVID-19 symptoms, until you have not had a fever for 24 hours without using fever reducing medication AND other COVID-19 symptoms  are mild and improving.

  • In cases where individuals who test positive exhibit no symptoms, no isolation is recommended. However, should symptoms arise, the criteria outlined above will be applicable.

  • Mask when you are around other people indoors for 10 days after you become sick or test positive (even if no symptoms). You may remove your mask sooner than 10 days if you have two negative tests at least one day apart.

  • Avoid contact with people at higher-risk for severe COVID-19 for 10 days. Higher-risk individuals include the elderly and those who live in congregate care facilities.

  • Seek TreatmentIf you have symptoms, contact a healthcare provider as soon as you test positive, especially if you are at higher risk for severe COVID-19

Thank you for partnering with us as we strive to maintain a healthy and safe environment at Yu Ming. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at COVID@yumingschool.org. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

Surveillance Testing

Testing is recommended when returning to school from travel or breaks, the school will not provide tests for the 2023-24 school year. Testing is required 3-5 days after an exposure.

Mask Policy

Masks are recommended, but not required. Masks are strongly encouraged following travel, and school breaks. Masks are required following a COVID exposure.

Hand Hygiene

Yu Ming continues to use hand sanitizer dispensers placed in every classroom, office and hallway, as well as portable handwashing stations placed outdoors in addition to the bathroom and classroom sinks. All staff and students continue active use of hand sanitizer, as well as hand washing throughout the day with soap and water.

Daily Screening Assessment

Stay home if experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

We recommend printing the Daily Screening Assessment for reference at home.

Vaccination Recommended

Vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended for all students and staff.