District COVID Information

Given that information related to the COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation, we will use this web page to share updates with families. Important COVID updates will also be shared through the district’s mass notification system ParentSquare.

2021-22 COVID-19 Protocols & Procedures

The South Colonie Central School District2021-22 Protocols & Procedures is now available and will be updated throughout the school year, as necessary, to respond to local circumstances. 

View a detailed copy of the tiered approach here.


The South Colonie Central School District is committed to establishing and maintaining regular channels of communication regarding COVID-19 protocols and procedures for the 2021-22 school year. As questions are submitted to communications@scolonie.org information will be shared here. 

View our Frequently Asked Questions here. 

COVID-19 Updates

A page to share COVID-19 updates for the  2021-22 school year.

Health Screening Questions

The South Colonie Central School District will implement the following practices related to daily health screenings.

Anyone entering a South Colonie facility including students and staff members must be able to answer no to the following screening questions prior to entering a facility or riding district transportation. 

    1. Have you had any signs or symptoms of a fever in the past 24 hours including chills, sweats, felt “feverish” or have had a temperature of 100° F or greater
    2. Have you experienced one or more of these symptoms in the last 10 days: Cough, Shortness of breath or chest tightness, Sore throat, Headache, Nasal congestion/runny nose, muscle pain, Loss of Taste and/Smell, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever/Chills/Sweats
    3. In the last 10 days, have you been contacted by a local health department and deemed a close contact and/or knowingly been in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19? (Any student or staff member with suspected signs of COVID-19 will be assessed by the school nurse and will be sent home for follow-up with a health care provider; a separate location will be provided for potentially ill students while they await pick-up.