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.
UPDATE
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
UPDATE
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.

Sample Social Media & Graphics

Sample Social Media & Graphics
Updated Aug. 25, 2021

Use the social media messages and graphics below to educate staff, students, and parents about school COVID-19 testing programs. Messaging can be adapted according to school needs and for various social media platforms.

For Parents

Facebook Sample Messages

  • School spirit is better at school. Regular COVID-19 testing helps keep students on the field and friends and parents in the stands. Support COVID-19 testing at school. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 
  • Students make cool things at school. Regular COVID-19 testing helps keep them in the classroom and stop future outbreaks. Support COVID-19 testing at school. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 

Twitter Sample Messages

  • Kids learn a lot at school. Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep schools open and stop future outbreaks. Make sure to sign your kids up for free testing. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 
  • Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep schools open and safe. Sign your child up for free testing. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 
  • Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep schools open and stop future outbreaks. Make sure to sign your child up for free testing. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 

Instagram Sample Messages

  • Children make lifelong connections at school. Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep schools open and stop future outbreaks.
  • Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep schools open and stop future outbreaks. Make sure to sign your child up for free testing.
  • Regular #COVID19 testing helps keep students in the classroom and stop future outbreaks. Support COVID-19 testing at school.

For Teachers

Facebook Sample Messages

  • Regular COVID-19 testing doesn’t just keep your students safe, it helps make sure your students are right where they belong, in the classroom. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 
  • Getting regularly tested for COVID-19 at school helps protect your students, other teachers, and the community from an outbreak before it starts. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 

Facebook Graphics

Covid 19 School Testing Toolkit - Organic - teachers

Covid 19 School Testing Toolkit - Organic - teachers

Twitter Sample Messages

  • One of the most important lessons you can teach your students is to help keep our school safe by getting regularly tested for #COVID19. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 
  • Getting regularly tested for #COVID19 at school helps protect your school and the community from an outbreak before it starts. Learn more at cdc.gov/covid19-school-testing 

Twitter Graphics

Covid 19 School Testing Toolkit - teachers

Covid 19 School Testing Toolkit - teachers

Instagram Sample Messages

  • One of the most important lessons you can teach your students is to keep our school safe by getting regularly tested for #COVID19.
  • Keeping students safe is one of your top priorities. One of the best ways to do that is to get regular #COVID19 tests. It’s a quick and easy way to help make sure your school stays open.

Instagram Graphics

image of woman reading to child with text Because it can help stop an outbreak. Regular COVID-19 testing Keeps students in school.

Covid 19 School Testing Toolkit - teachers