What happens if your child is exposed to COVID-19? Here’s how JoCo school districts are handling quarantines

Johnson County school districts have already dealt with hundreds of COVID-19 cases and potential exposures during the 2021-22 school year, but there are variations in how each district handles them. Above, a Rushton Elementary student on the first day of class. File photo.

Johnson County school districts are almost a month into the 2021-22 school year — and have been reporting weekly COVID-19 cases and quarantines among students and staff.

Each district has its own process for handling COVID-19 cases among students, including what counts as an exposure and how long students need to quarantine.