COVID-19 Information

*Active cases are those in which students/staff has received a positive test/diagnosis and has not been cleared to return*

Reported COVID-19 cases are based on information provided by the Massillon City Health Department, parents, guardians and caregivers and are either confirmed based on testing or clinical diagnosis. Families of close contacts will be notified based on the Massillon City Health Department contact tracing protocol. 

COVID-19 Phone Line

The Massillon City School District has added a dedicated phone line for families to call their child off of school for COVID- 19 related symptoms. If you need to call your child off of school due to COVID-19 concerns, please call 330-830-7450 and provide the necessary information.


*This phone line will be monitored and will be active beginning Monday morning Sept. 21. 

You will be asked to provide the following information:

1. Student name 

2. School

3. Grade

4. The reason they are missing school today. 

5. Please indicate whether your child has tested positive for COVID-19, has been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 or if your child has any of the following symptoms:

-New Cough 

-Loss of taste and smell 

-Difficulty breathing 

-Fever greater than 100

-Congestion/Runny Nose 


-Muscle or body aches 


-Sore throat

-Diarrhea or vomiting  


All other student call offs please dial  330-830-SICK (7425)


Thank you for your cooperation. 

Restart Plan
Please click below to view our Massillon City School District Restart Plan
Restart Plan

Frequently Asked Questions
Please click below to view the Frequently Asked Questions for the return to school
Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding Contact Tracing
Please click below to view a graphic which explains more about contact tracing
Understanding Contact Tracing

Communication for COVID-19 Positive Cases
Please click below to view our Communication Guidance for positive COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 Communications Guide

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