Skyward Wellness Screening

  • Complete the Daily Student Wellness Form Online

    Skyward All secondary and most elementary hybrid students must complete a daily wellness screening form before entering the building each day.

    • Parents/guardians answer questions for their student(s) in Skyward Family Access.
    • Students answer questions for themselves in Skyward Student Access.

    Select elementary schools have chosen the printed health verification form as their primary screening method.

    Students who have chosen to remain in remote learning do not need to complete a daily wellness screening form.

    Step 1: Log in to Skyward Every Morning

    Log in to Skyward.

    Step 2: Answer Both Questions for All Hybrid Students

    As soon as you log in, the wellness screening will appear in the middle of the homepage. Answer both questions for the hybrid student(s) who will be going to school for in-person learning that day.

    Select "Yes" or "No" beside each student's name to answer for them. Once you have answered both questions for all hybrid students in your household, click "Save."

    Screenshot of the wellness screening on Skyward for a family with three students

    Note: The image is for a family with three students. This screen will look different if you have one student, two students, or more students enrolled in Kent School District.

    Step 3: Send Your Student to School or Keep Them Home

    Once you have saved your answers, a confirmation message will appear for each student to determine if they can go to school.

    • If you see the red triangle, keep your student home and report the absence.
    • If you see the green checkmark, send your student to school.

    Screenshot of a wellness screening confirmation on Skyward for three students

    Note: The image is for a family with three students. This screen will look different if you have one student, two students, or more students enrolled in Kent School District. In this example, two of the students can go to school but one must stay home that day.

    The symptoms listed on the COVID-19 student wellness form overlap with common chronic conditions, including asthma, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, seasonal allergies, life-threatening allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, congenital heart conditions, and more. These symptoms also overlap with common infectious diseases including influenza, the common cold, norovirus (stomach flu), roseola, and more.

    A student who presents with symptoms related to a condition that is not COVID-19 may return to school with a negative COVID-19 test or a letter from their healthcare provider indicating that their symptoms are not related to COVID-19.

    Student Wellness Will be Confirmed at School

    School staff will confirm all students have a completed wellness screening form for the day, review their answers, and check them for a fever and other COVID-19 symptoms if needed upon arrival.

    School staff members are trained on signs and symptoms of COVID-19 to look for during the school day and at entry for students who may be feeling unwell.They are also trained in how to protect student privacy during re-screening.

    If you answered YES to any of the questions and the student has already arrived at school, the student will wait in a wellness room until they can be picked up to go home. School staff will inform the school nurse of a YES answer for follow-up.

    If you did not complete the wellness screening form and the student has already arrived at school, staff will call home to request a verbal health check or prompt a digital health check.

    If the student has a temperature of 100.4 or higher, they will be asked to step aside and be re-screened with another thermometer. If a student has a verified temperature of 100.4 or higher, they will be brought to the wellness room until they can be picked up to go home. School staff will inform the school nurse of a YES answer on or of fever for follow-up.

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Last Modified on April 7, 2021