Medical Certification for COVID-19 High Risk Exemption


High Risk Exemption

  • If a student or an individual in his/her household has a high-risk medical condition as defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), a Medical Certification for COVID-19 High Risk Exemption form may be completed in order to participate in asynchronous online learning at home.

    Those individuals who are at higher risk of severe illness, as designated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), are those with conditions such as asthma, chronic lung disease, compromised immune systems (including from smoking, cancer treatment, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, or use of corticosteroids or other immune weakening medications), diabetes, serious heart disease (including heart failure, coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies, and hypertension), chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis, liver disease, or severe obesity.

    Procedure for submitting a medical exemption form:

    • Pick up the medical exemption form at the COCISD administration office, at any campus office, or click the link below.
    • Fill in your child's name and campus.
    • Have your licensed health care provider complete and sign the form.
    • Turn in the completed form to the COCISD administration office in-person, by fax to 936-653-2197, or by email to info@cocisd.org.

    The medical exemption form must be completed and signed by a licensed health care provider and is subject to verification. Parent/guardians will be notified when the form has been verified and is accepted.

    To view and/or print the form, click here: Medical Certification for COVID-19 High Risk Exemption

    Questions? Email info@cocisd.org.