COVID-19 News

Basketball Mask Requirements

As Ouray High School starts its boys' basketball season, we want to remind you of mask protocols while inside the gym facility. Thank you for helping make our season safe for players and visitors.

Ouray County Youth/Community Vaccination Clinic - 12/4

Ouray County Public Health is offering a youth/community vaccination clinic at the 4H Center (Ridgway) on Saturday, December 4. All COVID-19 vaccines, including for ages 5-11, and boosters (Pfizer, Moderna, J&J), as well as Flu vaccines, will be available.

COVID-19 Weekly Testing Program

Ouray School is adding a protective measure for staff and students with weekly serial COVID-19 screening. Utilizing a program from CDPHE for schools, Ouray will offer a rapid antigen test.

Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

With high county transmission levels and recent student COVID-19 cases, Ouray School is adding reasonable and prudent measures to daily flow and routines to reduce the spread of the virus.

Halloween Safety Reminders

With high county COVID-19 transmission rates, please view recommendations from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) regarding Halloween activities. Outdoor activities remain the safest way to participate in this popular childhood tradition.

Student Health and Attendance

Ouray School would like to thank parents for keeping their students home when sick and remind them about Return to School protocols during the pandemic.

Elementary Quarantine - 10/3/2021

One class of elementary students will be quarantined for the week of October 4 and may return without symptoms on Monday, October 11. Please see the letter from Principal Nelson with more information.

Vaccination Rate Triggers High School Mask Revision

The vaccination rate for Ouray High School students exceeds the recommended level from CDPHE to assist with limiting or avoiding student quarantines. School officials will relax mask requirements in high school classrooms but not other spaces starting Monday, September 20.
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