Close Contacts

  • Effective May 24 2022: Unvaccinated or unboosted (if eligible) individuals no longer need to quarantine if they come into close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Close contact for individuals in a school setting is defined as less than 3 feet when individuals are wearing masks or within 6 feet if not wearing masks for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. Tenafly Public Schools will continue to notify unvaccinated individuals identified as close contacts of any potential exposure to COVID-19 positive individuals. Those close contacts will be encouraged to monitor for symptoms and test, but can attend school in person and all associated school activities in accordance with the protocols outlined.

    Note: Please remember to provide your school with a copy of your official vaccination records, including booster, AND any positive COVID test results.

Last Modified on May 23, 2022