Schools and Child Care Programs
Plan, Prepare, and Respond
Returning to In-Person Learning
COVID-19 Mitigation Toolkit
To help schools plan for in-person instruction and ongoing operations: K-12 Mitigation Toolkit pdf icon pdf icon[2 MB, 36 pages]
Get Ready for In-Person Learning
Conduct a 5-step walkthrough with health officials to review mitigation plans: School Walkthrough Guide pdf icon pdf icon[1 MB, 30 pages]
Setting Up Your Classroom
Teacher and Staff Checklists
Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 within schools can be limited with strict implementation of layered mitigation strategies, including universal and correct use of masks and physical distancing.
Quick Guide for Teachers
Quick Guide for School Nurses or School COVID-19 POC(s)
Preventative actions to help protect yourself and others.
Help children learn how to wash their hands.
Stay healthy. Wash your hands.
Fight off Germs. Wash your hands.
Educate children on how to stop the spread of germs.
Help students do their part by washing their hands often.
Remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes.
Encourage students to keep 6 feet of space when possible.
Encourage students to follow these rules to stay safe and protect others.
Encourage students to tell a teacher if they feel sick.