Schools and Child Care Programs
Plan, Prepare, and Respond
Measures of spread in communities can help with decisions about reopening schools
Returning to In-Person Learning
COVID-19 Mitigation Toolkit
To help schools plan for in-person instruction and ongoing operations during COVID-19: 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 planned COVID-19 mitigation strategies: School Walkthrough Guide pdf icon pdf icon[1 MB, 30 pages]
Setting Up Your Classroom
Modify your classroom layout to promote behaviors and settings that reduce the risk of COVID-19: How Do I Set Up My Classroom? pdf icon[1 MB, 7 pages]
Teacher and Staff Checklists
To help teachers and staff prepare themselves and their families, students, and classrooms: Teachers and Staff Resuming In-Person Learning pdf icon[115 KB, 3 pages] (print only)
K-12 Schools Evaluation
Monitor and evaluate your prevention and control strategies
Quick Guide for Teachers
Quick Guide for School Nurses or School COVID-19 POC(s)
Quick Guide for Parents and Guardians
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.