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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

 

 

K-12 School GuidanceRight imageK-12 School Guidancehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageEducation1.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageEducation1.png1<p>California has a framework to support school communities in deciding when and how to resume in-person instruction and will update the guidance accordingly for the 2021-22 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">Read the Q&A</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19-K12-Schools-InPerson-Instruction.aspx, Read the Guidance

 

 

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
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Guidance for Colleges & UniversitiesLeft imageGuidance for Colleges & Universitieshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image_only_-_feature_Guidance.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image_only_-_feature_Guidance.png1<p>​California has issued guidelines to help institutions of higher education and their communities plan and prepare to resume in-person instruction and athletics. The guidance is designed to help institutions prepare a plan to reduce the risk and support a safer environment for students, faculty, workers and families.<br></p><p><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-higher-education--en.pdf">Read the Guidance</a><br></p>https://covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/#higher-education, Learn More

 

 

Schools Testing Information Right imageSchools Testing Information http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/woman-getting-covid-test-feature-square.jpg, Woman taking COVID test1<p></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-Case-Reporting-Directive.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Case Reporting by Schools Guidance</span></a><span style="font-size:13pt;"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;">1/14/2021</span><br style="font-size:13pt;"></li><li><span style="font-size:13pt;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Translations/COVID-19-Case-and-Contact-Management-in-Child-Care-Programs--en.pdf" title="Case and Contact Mgmt in Child Care Programs Fact Sheet" target="_blank">Child Care Facilities Case and Contact Management Fact Sheet</a> (PDF) 1/26/21</span><br class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="line-height:107%;font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/contact-management-childcare-facilities.aspx" title="Child Care Facilities Case and Contact Management Guidance" target="_blank">​Child Care Facilities Case and Contact Management Guidance</a> 8/25/20 (Last updated 2/18/21)</span></li><li><div style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:"segoe ui", system-ui, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", sans-serif;font-size:18px;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19-Graduation-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank">Commencement and Graduation Ceremonies Guidance</a> 3/26/21<br></div></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="line-height:107%;font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/ElementarySchoolWaiverConsultations.aspx" target="_blank">Elementary School Waiver Consultations</a> 9/22/20 (Last updated 1/14/21)</span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-higher-education--en.pdf" target="_blank">Institutions of Higher Education Guidance</a> (PDF) 9/30/20</span></li><li><span style="font-size:13pt;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/OutbreakDefinitionandReportingGuidance.aspx" target="_blank">Outbreak Definition and Reporting Guidance</a> 10/13/20</span><br class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"></span></li><li><span style="font-size:13pt;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Pfizer-Vaccine-Minor-Consent-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank">Pfizer Vaccine Minor Consent Guidance</a> 5/13/2021<br></span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-on-Returning-to-Work-or-School-Following-COVID-19-Diagnosis.aspx"><span style="color:windowtext;"></span></a></span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="line-height:107%;font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-on-Returning-to-Work-or-School-Following-COVID-19-Diagnosis.aspx" target="_blank">Returning to Work or School Following COVID-19 Diagnosis Guidance</a> 8/24/20</span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Science.aspx" target="_blank">Safe Schools for All Plan Evidence Summary: TK-6 Schools and COVID-19 Transmission</a> 12/20/20 (Last updated 4/16/21)</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Rationale.aspx" target="_blank">Safe Schools for All Plan Rationale</a> 12/30/20</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safe-Schools-for-All-Plan-Summary.aspx" target="_blank">Safe Schools for All Plan Summary</a> 12/30/20</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19-K12-Schools-InPerson-Instruction.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:13pt;">K-12 Schools Reopening Framework and Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"> 1/14/21 (Last updated 3/20/2021)</span><br style="font-size:13pt;"></li><li><span style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-FAQ.aspx" target="_blank">K-12 Schools Reopening Framework and Guidance Q&A</a> 2/16/21 (Last updated 3/30/21)<br></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/small-groups-child-youth.aspx"><span style="color:windowtext;"></span></a></span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="line-height:107%;font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/small-groups-child-youth.aspx" target="_blank">Small Cohorts/Groups of Children and Youth Guidance</a> <span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun BCX0 SCXW242764324" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:13pt;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui_embeddedfont", sans-serif;line-height:24.8208px;">8</span><span data-contrast="none" class="TextRun BCX0 SCXW242764324" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12.5pt;background-color:#ffffff;color:#202020;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui_embeddedfont", sans-serif;line-height:23.7417px;">/25/2020 (Last updated 3/22/2021)</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li></ul>
Education ResourcesEducation Resources<a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/CDC-California-schools-guidance-crosswalk--en.pdf"></a><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/CDC-California-schools-guidance-crosswalk--en.pdf" target="_blank">CDC-California K-12 Schools Guidance Crosswalk</a> (PDF) 2/16/21</span></li><li><a href="https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/CDC-California-schools-guidance-crosswalk--en.pdf"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></a><a href="/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/college-and-COVID-19.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Colleges and Universities Toolkit</span></a></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx" target="_blank">Face Coverings Guidance</a> 11/16/20</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/HowSchoolsareOpeningSafely.aspx" target="_blank">How Schools are Opening Safely</a> 5/24/21<br></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/School-Contact-Tracing-Specialists.aspx" target="_blank">Local Health Department School Specialists Contact List</a> 2/16/20</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/outdoor-indoor-recreational-sports.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" title="https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cid/dcdc/pages/covid-19/outdoor-indoor-recreational-sports.aspx" tabindex="-1" style="font-size:13pt;">Outdoor and Indoor Youth and Recreational Adult Sports Guidance</a> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">2/19/21 (Last updated 3/4/21)</span><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/outdoor-indoor-recreational-sports.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" title="https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cid/dcdc/pages/covid-19/outdoor-indoor-recreational-sports.aspx" tabindex="-1"></a></span><br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0"></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Outdoor%20Playgrounds%20and%20other%20Outdoor%20Recreational%20Facilities.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" title="https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cid/dcdc/pages/covid-19/outdoor%20playgrounds%20and%20other%20outdoor%20recreational%20facilities.aspx" tabindex="-1" style="font-size:13pt;">Outdoor Playgrounds and other Outdoor Recreational Facilities Guidance</a> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">9/28/20 (Last updated 11/20/20)</span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" style="font-size:13pt;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Outlook-2021-22-School-Year.pdf" target="_blank">Outlook for the 2021-22 School Year</a> (PDF) 4/14/21</span><br></span></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" style="font-size:13pt;"></span><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Safety-Review-Application-Status.aspx" target="_blank" style="font-family:"segoe ui", tahoma;font-size:13pt;">​School Safety Review Requests Dashboard</a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> 3/5/21</span><br></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-Contact-Tracing-Resources.aspx" target="_blank">Schools Contact Tracing Resources</a> 2/16/21</span><br></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Schools-Contact-Tracing-Resources-Library.aspx" target="_blank">Schools Contact Tracing Resources Library</a> <span style="font-size:17.3333px;">2</span><span style="font-size:17.3333px;">/16/21</span></span></li></ul>

 

 

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