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COVID-19 FAQs for Hays CISD Staff

  • The Hays CISD HR Division, in conjunction with the Director of Safety & Security and the Director of Student Health Services, has compiled a list of FAQs to assist with answering many questions surrounding COVID-19.

     Please self report your symptoms, exposure, or positive test results HERE.

    Please allow 48 hours for a response once you have have submitted your self report.

    If you have questions that are not answered below, please contact Hays CISD Employee Services: HRCOVID@hayscisd.net or COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Crisis Counseling Program

  • FAQ - How do I contact HR and report COVID exposure, COVID-like symptoms or a COVID positive test result?

  • FAQ - What if my doctor tells me that I need to self-quarantine?

  • FAQ – Do I have to quarantine if I get COVID-19 and I am vaccinated?

  • FAQ - Can I contract COVID-19 from surface contamination?

  • FAQ - What is the difference between ʺexposureʺ and ʺclose contactʺ?

  • FAQ - Should I wear a mask?

  • FAQ - How do I protect myself and others from COVID-19?

  • FAQ - Why can't you tell me who tested positive in my department/campus?

  • FAQ - Will I be notified by the district if someone I work with has symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19?

  • FAQ - While I'm waiting for my results, do I use my own leave time?

  • FAQ - How long will it take to get my results from testing?

  • FAQ - Where can I get tested for COVID-19 in Hays County?

  • FAQ - When do I need to be tested for COVID-19?

  • FAQ - What should I expect from HR once I speak to them?

  • FAQ - Why do I need to contact HR?


  • FAQ - If I am an employee that needs leave that will exceed five days for medical purposes, other than being affected by COVID-19, what should I do?


  • FAQ - If an employee that is on leave wants to come back to work, who does the employee need to contact?

  • FAQ - If an employee has been out for five or more consecutive days for a medical purpose can an employee return to work before being cleared by HR?

Last Modified on January 10, 2022