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Safe Schools for All HubLeft imageSafe Schools for All Hubhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image%20only%20-%20feature2_right%20-%20Safe%20Schools%20for%20all%20hubs%401x.png, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image%20only%20-%20feature2_right%20-%20Safe%20Schools%20for%20all%20hubs%401x.png1<div style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:"segoe ui", system-ui, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", sans-serif;font-size:14px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">California’s education hub provides resources to support school leaders, school staff and parents, with new resources added on a routine basis.</span><br></div>https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/, Visit the Hub

 

 

2021-22 K-12 School GuidanceRight image2021-22 K-12 School Guidancehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageEducation1.png, Student with mask with backpack1<p>California has an updated framework to support school communities in resuming full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. California is committed to supporting local health officials keep our students, teachers, and staff safe and healthy.<br></p><p><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-FAQ.aspx">See the Q&A</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/K-12-Guidance-2021-22-School-Year.aspx, Read the GuidanceImage

 

 

Vaccine Verification for Workers in SchoolsLeft imageVaccine Verification for Workers in Schoolshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/masked-teacher-with-preschoolers-square.png, Masked teacher with preschoolers1<p>To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in K-12 schools, California requires vaccination verification for teachers and staff or weekly testing of unvaccinated workers. This will help minimize the transmission of COVID-19 on school campuses, where many students are not vaccinated and younger students are not yet eligible for vaccines.<br></p><p><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Vaccine-Verification-for-Workers-in-Schools.aspx" target="_blank">See the Order</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Vaccine-Verification-for-Workers-in-Schools-State-Public-Health-Order-FAQ.aspx, Read the Q&A

 

 

Safe Schools for All PlanSafe Schools for All Planhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image%20-%202C%20-%20cardgrid_1%20-%20safe%20schools_all%20plan@1x.png, Child getting her temperature scannedhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Summary.aspx, Read the Plan
Safe Schools for All Plan RationaleSafe Schools for All Plan Rationalehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image%20-%202C%20-%20cardgrid_2%20-%20safe%20schools_rationale%20@1x.png, Teacher wearing surgical mask, while measuring distance in between deskshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Rationale.aspx, Read the Rationale
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Guidance for Colleges & UniversitiesLeft imageGuidance for Colleges & Universitieshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/masked-college-students-square.jpg, College students with masks on sitting inside a lecture hall1<p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"source sans pro", sans-serif;">As students prepare to resume in-person instruction and athletics, California’s institutions of higher education <span style="color:black;background:white;">have developed risk reduction plans to protect the health and safety of their campus communities.  Learn more about the resources available to colleges and universities as they plan for a successful return to in-person education. </span></span></p><p><a href="/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/Campus-Plans.aspx" target="_blank" style="font-family:"source sans pro", sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">See Your School’s Plan</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Resources-for-Colleges-Universities-to-Reduce-COVID-Risk.aspx, See the Resources

 

 

Slow The SpreadRight imageSlow The Spreadhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/BTB_web-feature.png, People doing daily activities like running and walking. Some have masks, some don't.1<p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}">Getting vaccinated and wearing your mask are the most critical ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Face coverings are recommended in indoor public settings regardless of vaccination status and required for those not fully vaccinated. Face coverings are required for everyone in some settings like medical facilities and public transit. </span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Beyond-Blueprint-QA.aspx" title="See the Q&A" target="_blank">See the Q&A</a></span></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Beyond-Blueprint-Framework.aspx, See the Beyond the Blueprint Framework

 

 

Schools Testing Information Left imageSchools Testing Information http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/woman-getting-covid-test-feature-square.jpg, Woman taking COVID test1<p><br></p><p><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:black;">California’s Testing Task Force has collected materials to support K-12 school communities in developing their own testing plans, along with materials on available testing partners and testing funding sources for schools.</span><br></p>https://testing.covid19.ca.gov/school-testing/, Learn More

 

 

Education GuidanceEducation Guidance<ul><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-FAQ.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">2020-2021 K-12 Schools Reopening Framework and Guidance Q&A</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 7/29/21 (Last updated 8/6/2021)</span><br></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-FAQ.aspx" target="_blank" style="color:#0071bc;font-size:13pt;box-sizing:border-box;background-color:#ffffff;outline:none;">2021-2022 K-12 Schools Guidance Q&A</a><span style="font-size:13pt;"> 7/29/2021 (Last updated 9/1/2021)</span><br></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/K-12-Guidance-2021-22-School-Year.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">2021-2022 K-12 Schools Reopening Framework and Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 8/2/21 (Last updated 9/1/2021)</span></li><li><a href="https://testing.covid19.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/332/2021/07/School-Testing-Considerations.pdf" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">2021-2022 K-12 Schools Testing Framework</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 7/12/21</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-Case-Reporting-Directive.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Case Reporting by Schools Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 1/14/21</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Child-Care-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Child Care Providers and Programs Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 6/29/21</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/OutbreakDefinitionandReportingGuidance.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Outbreak Definition and Reporting Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 10/13/20</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Pfizer-Vaccine-Minor-Consent-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Pfizer Vaccine Minor Consent Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 5/13/21</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-on-Returning-to-Work-or-School-Following-COVID-19-Diagnosis.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Returning to Work or School Following COVID-19 Diagnosis Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 8/24/20</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Science.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Safe Schools for All Plan Evidence Summary: TK-6 Schools and COVID-19 Transmission</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 12/20/20 (Last updated 4/16/21)</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Rationale.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Safe Schools for All Plan Rationale</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 12/30/20</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Summary.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Safe Schools for All Plan Summary</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 12/30/20</span></li></ul>
Education ResourcesEducation Resources<p><br></p><ul><li><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/CDC-California-schools-guidance-crosswalk--en.pdf" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">CDC-California K-12 Schools Guidance Crosswalk</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> (PDF) 2/16/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/college-and-COVID-19.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Colleges and Universities Toolkit</span></a></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19-Testing-at-School.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">COVID-19 Testing at School</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 8/6/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Face Coverings Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 11/16/2020</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/SchoolSafetyFundingArticle.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Funding for Schools to Reopen Safely</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 6/29/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/HowSchoolsareOpeningSafely.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">How Schools are Opening Safely</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 5/24/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/UpdatedCovid19SchoolGuidance.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Information for Parents about the Updated School Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 7/20/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/School-Contact-Tracing-Specialists.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Local Health Department School Specialists Contact List</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 2/16/2020</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Outlook-2021-22-School-Year.pdf" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Outlook for the 2021-22 School Year</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> (PDF) 4/14/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/AnswersFAQsReopeningSchools.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Reopening Schools Q&A</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 7/15/2021</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Requirement-for-Universal-Masking-Indoors-at-K-12-Schools.aspx">Requirement for Universal Masking Indoors at K-12 Schools Letter to School Leaders</a> 8/23/2021<span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><br></span></span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-safely-open-despite-Delta.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Schools Can Safely Open Despite Delta Variant</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 8/6/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-Contact-Tracing-Resources.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Schools Contact Tracing Resources</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 2/16/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-Contact-Tracing-Resources-Library.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Schools Contact Tracing Resources Library</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 2/16/2021</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/SchoolHealthPanelVideos.aspx" target="_blank">Schools Health Panel Videos</a> 8/10/2021</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safety-Review-Application-Status.aspx" target="_blank">School Safety Review Requests Dashboard</a> 3/5/2021</span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Science-Behind-Safely-Reopening-Schools-Article.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Science Behind Safely Reopening Schools Article </span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">7/15/2021</span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></li></ul><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/CDC-California-schools-guidance-crosswalk--en.pdf"></a><p></p>

 

 

Call the COVID-19 HotlineCall the COVID-19 Hotline<p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><a href="tel:1-833-4CA-4ALL (1-833-422-4255)"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">1-833-4CA-4ALL</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> (</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">1-833-422-4255)</span></a><br></span></p> <p style="line-height:20px;"> <span style="font-size:18px;"> <span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;">Monday-Friday 8am-8pm</span></span></p><p> <span style="font-size:18px;"> </span> <span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:18px;">Saturday-Sunday 8am-5pm</span><br></p><p> <span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><strong>Call Your Local Public Health Department</strong></span></span></p><p><span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><strong></strong></span></span><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;font-size:18px;white-space:pre;"><a href="/Pages/COVID-19-County-Offices.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">COVID-19 call lines</a> are available statewide.</span></p>
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