Richardson Adult Literacy Center

COVID Policy and Procedures

Classroom Guidelines:

  • All In Person attendees are encouraged to wear a mask and sit at least 3 feet apart from each other in the classroom.

  • Students and Teachers attending In Person are expected to have completed vaccination. You can find a Covid vaccine by searching

Symptomatic Teachers/Students:

Please do not attend class that day if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Temperature of 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or higher

  • Sore throat (not caused by seasonal allergies)

  • Cough (for individuals with chronic cough due to allergies or asthma, a change in their cough from baseline)

  • Difficulty breathing (for individuals with asthma, a change from their baseline breathing)

  • Diarrhea or vomiting

  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever

  • Loss of taste or smell

  • Congestion or runny nose

COVID Positive Teachers/Students:

  • RALC students, teachers, and staff who test positive for COVID-19 will not be able to attend in-person classes and are encouraged to stay home in isolation under CDC guidelines.

  • Individuals who test positive should not return to class until they complete 10 days of isolation counted from the day their symptoms began, or receive a Negative COVID test. You can find COVID testing information for Dallas County here. Most pharmacies offer a rapid antigen test that takes only 15-30 minutes.

Notification Protocol: 

    • Please notify RALC if you test positive for COVID. Students, please email: Teachers, please email: RALC will honor HIPAA Privacy regulations, and will NOT share any identifying information in our notifications.

    • If RALC is informed of a positive case (student or teacher), RALC will send an email notification to all members of the class. We will also send a separate email to all In Person teachers and students who have class at the same time in the same building. We will NOT offer any identifying information about the person who tested positive.

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