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Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.

Social Media Toolkit: K-12 Schools Operational Strategy

Social Media Toolkit: K-12 Schools Operational Strategy

Share CDC strategies for safely reopening and operating K-12 schools during COVID-19

Updated Feb. 12, 2021

Facebook and LinkedIn Sample Message

Strategies for safely operating K-12 schools during #COVID19 include:

  • Combining prevention steps, including having everyone wear a mask correctly, keeping people 6 ft apart, handwashing, cleaning and maintaining healthy environments & contact tracing.
  • Phased school reopening based on community transmission levels.
  • Increased testing.
  • Vaccinating teachers, staff, & the community.

Learn more about reopening and safely operating K-12 schools: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/index.html

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Instagram Sample Message

Strategies for safely operating K-12 schools during #COVID19 include:

  • Combining prevention steps, including having everyone wear a mask correctly, keeping people 6 ft apart, handwashing, cleaning and maintaining healthy environments & contact tracing.
  • Phased school reopening based on community transmission levels.
  • Increased testing.
  • Vaccinating teachers, staff, & the community.

Learn more about reopening and safely operating K-12 schools: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/index.html

#publichealth #CDC #coronavirus

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