Mark Day School
39 Trellis Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

COVID-19 Information

Mark Day School is committed to keeping our students, families, and employees safe. Please see below for relevant information about school protocols, vaccination information, and more.

General Health Protocols

  • When on campus, all individuals MUST wear a face covering at all times
  • All parents/guardians must fill out the SchoolPass Wellness Check prior to dropping off students in the morning and show the green bar

Student illness

  • If your student has any of the following symptoms, they must go or stay home, regardless of vaccination status:
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Loss of smell or taste
    • Fever of 100.4 or more or chills
    • Body ache
    • Fatigue
    • Headache
    • Congestion/runny nose
    • Sore throat
    • Diarrhea
    • Nausea or vomiting
  • Contact Public Health Liaisons Mary and Sophie and let them know about your student's symptoms
  • Symptomatic students must take a COVID test or seek an alternative diagnosis from a healthcare provider
  • Students may return to campus if:
    • They have a negative COVID test result (if your student is taking an at-home BinaxNOW test, please write on the test the student's name and the date/time prior to sending Mary and Sophie a photo of the results) OR
    • They have an alternative diagnosis from a healthcare provider AND
    • Their symptoms have improve AND
    • They have been fever-free for more than 24 hours without fever-reducing medication

Travel Protocols

  • Unvaccinated students traveling outside of California (by any means) must adhere to a modified quarantine. They can come to school if they:
    • Contact Public Health Liaisons Mary Contreras and Sophie Shulman
    • Take a COVID test 5 days after returning from out-of-state (day 1 begins the day after you return) and let Mary and Sophie know of the results
    • Attend in-person instruction and before/after care ONLY; no extracurricular or social activities
  • Modified quarantine ends with a negative COVID test
  • Fully vaccinated students traveling out-of-state must also take a COVID test 5 days after returning; please submit results to Mary and Sophie

How to Find a COVID Test

Campus Visitors

  • All visitors to campus must be fully vaccinated and show proof


  • We expect all eligible students to be fully vaccinated
  • Currently, only students age 12 and up are eligible
  • We anticipate vaccination eligibility for students ages 5-11 to occur in late October/November
  • You may find a vaccine near you by searching the Marin County Vaccine Finder
  • As of October 13, our vaccination rate at Mark Day School is as follows:
    • Faculty & staff: 100%
    • Eligible students: 93%

Public Health Liaisons:

Mary Contreras, School Nurse
Sophie Shulman, Director of Communications

School Site-Specific Protection Plan (SSSPP)


[Updated 10/12/21]