COVID-19 School Flowchart & Communications Plan

  • Read the PDF below for the full details of the COVID-19 School Communication Plan from Thurston County Public Health & Social Services (TCPHSS). Frequently asked questions can be found at the bottom of this page. 

Testing & Vaccine Info

  • Need to get tested?

    • See a list of local testing locations on the TCPHSS COVID Dashboard
    • NTPS has at-home COVID test kits available for our staff, students, and families. Please contact your school office if you need more tests.

    Need to get vaccinated?

    • See a list of local vaccination locations on the TCPHSS COVID Dashboard
    • Need help over the phone?
      • Washington Dept of Health (DOH) Vaccine Helpline: 888-856-5816
      • Thurston County Public Health Vaccine Helpline: 360-867-2610

    Need information on the rapid tests we use in our schools?


  • If you have questions about COVID-19 at your school, please contact your school nurse.

    Visit the health room page on your school's website for contact info.

COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Frequently Asked Questions (Updated February 17, 2023)

  • What are the rules for masking at school?

  • What defines COVID-19 exposure?

  • What if I am exposed to COVID-19?

  • What if I have symptoms of COVID-19?

  • What if I am diagnosed with COVID-19?

  • What if I am symptomatic but test negative for COVID-19?