COVID-19 School and Work Exposures

  • COVID Exposures

    Information on COVID-19 exposures will be posted daily on the TUSD website. COVID-19 testing information is located on this page as well.

    As a reminder, if your student is symptomatic or positive please have them remain at home and complete the COVID reporting form. A symptomatic employee should contact their supervisor. Exposed students and staff may continue to attend school or work if asymptomatic but should wear a mask for 10 days and test 3-5 days from exposure.

COVID-19 School Exposure Information

  • TUSD utilizes a Group Contact Tracing Approach. The infected person is sent home to isolate and those exposed may remain at school as long as asymptomatic  Exposed students should:

    • Wear a mask for 10 days from last exposure to positive case
    • Watch for symptoms
    • Get tested 3-5 days from exposure to positive case

    The State of California recommends all eligible students get vaccinated.

    Please continue to follow safety precautions and self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. If your student develops COVID-like symptoms, is exposed outside school, or tests positive, you should contact your primary healthcare provider and/or have your student tested. Parents should complete the COVID-19 Reporting Form located on the school website or at

    For those interested, free COVID-19 testing options are available in Turlock, including at TUSD. More information can be found at and

    Please click on school name below for positive cases that have been reported and their last day on campus and known location(s). Investigations may still be ongoing for newly reported cases. 

October 3-8

  • Crowell Elementary School

  • Pitman High School

September 26-30

  • Crowell Elementary School

September 19-23

  • Crowell Elementary School

September 12-16

  • Brown Elementary School

September 6-9

  • Brown Elementary School

August 29-September 2

  • Brown Elementary School

August 22-26, 2022

  • Brown Elementary School

August 15-19, 2022

  • Brown Elementary School

August 10-12, 2022

  • Dutcher Middle School

Close Contact Guidance

  • COVID-19 testing (both rapid and antigen) is recommended within 3-5 days of last exposure to a positive case. Masks should be worn 10 days from exposure to a positive case.

Close Contact Definition

  • Someone sharing the same indoor airspace, e.g., home, clinic waiting room, airplane etc., for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period (for example, three individual 5-minute exposures for a total of 15 minutes) during an infected person's (laboratory-confirmed or a clinical diagnosis) infectious period.