As of October 1, the Ontario government has made a few updates to COVID-19 testing guidelines for children. The guidelines continue to evolve as they learn more about COVID-19, how it spreads, and how it affects children and adults in different ways. The main update is adjusting the type and number of symptoms needed for a child to stay home for a period of time and seek medical advice. Click READ MORE to review Version 3 of the Covid-19 Screening tool. for students.