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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/COVID-19/k-12-guidance-1331595088-feat.jpg, Masked student and teacher using tablet1<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

 

 

Mega Event Requirements Right imageMega Event Requirements http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/Masked-concer-goers.png, Masked people at a concert1<p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}">Mega Events, like concerts and sporting events, are considered higher risk for COVID-19 transmission. To help prevent the spread of disease among large groups and gatherings, vaccine verification or proof of a negative COVID test is required for indoor events and recommended for outdoor events.</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" 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 1/12/2022)</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 1/12/2022)</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><p><p><span style="font-size:13pt;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Group-Tracing-Approach-to-Students-Exposed-to-COVID-19.aspx">Group-Tracing Approach to Students Exposed to COVID-19 in a K-12 setting</a> 1/12/2022</span></p></p></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><li><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Parents-Toolkit.aspx">Safe Schools for All Parents Toolkit</a> 12/21/2021</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></li><li><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Resources-for-Colleges-Universities-to-Reduce-COVID-Risk.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Resources for Colleges & Universities to Reduce COVID Risk</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> 7/15/2021 (Last Updated 11/9/2021)</span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></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>
Media RequestsMedia Requests<p> <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;">If you are a member of the media, contact the Office of Communications:</span></span></p><p><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;"></span></span><a href="mailto:CDPHPressOPA@cdph.ca.gov" style="font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:18px;text-decoration:underline;">CDPHPress@cdph.ca.gov</a></p><p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;">Public Records Act Requests</span>​<br></span></p><p> <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;">To place a public records act request, visit the <a href="https://cdph.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/%28S%28f13gebgjirmext42nvipuuih%29%29/SupportHome.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">CDPH public records portal</a>.</span><br></span></p>

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