Safe Schools for All
Let's work together to keep Schools Safe for All. The best way to protect children from COVID-19 is to have them vaccinated, boosted when eligible, wear a well-fitting mask whenever they are at school or in an indoor public space, and get tested if symptomatic or exposed. Learn more at the Safe Schools for All Hub.
Safe and SMART School Events Checklists
Please use the following checklists when planning Safe and SMART school events. These checklists are created using the CDPH Safe and SMART Events Playbook.
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For School Event Planners
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For Schools to Inform Attendees of Safe and SMART Practices
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For School Event Attendees
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Safe and SMART School Events
Graduation is an important milestone in every student's life. Let's work together to ensure all students, family members, and friends have a safe and fun 2022 graduation!
CDPH has made a quick and easy planning checklist that schools can use to plan a COVID safe graduation event.
It's time to get ready for graduation!
Help California make our upcoming graduation season safe by creating Safe and SMART graduation events. Let your graduates' parents and family members know you are taking steps to make their student's graduation COVID safe!
Share how you'll create Safe and SMART Events with your attendees:
The graduating class of 2022 is ready to celebrate a major milestone in their lives. Let's help them celebrate their hard work safely!
Check out this CDPH Safe and SMART Event Attendance checklist to ensure you and your family have a safe and fun graduation celebration together:
Let's work together to celebrate the graduating classes of 2022 safely! Whether planning or attending a graduation event, make sure you are prepared to have a safe celebration. Check out the Safe and SMART Checklist for School Event Attendees:
Together we can have a Safe and SMART graduation season! When planning to attend graduation, please follow California's SMART events playbook.
- Shots – Make sure you are up to date on your COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters.
- Masks – Follow event masking requirements.
- Awareness – Be aware of the risk level in the area you are attending. Large indoor events have a higher COVID-19 risk than smaller outdoor events.
- Readiness – Download CANotify.ca.gov on your smartphone and take any preventative precautions to protect you and your family.
- Testing – Test before attending any graduation event and test 3-5 days afterward.
Check out the Safe and SMART Attending Events Checklist:
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Graduation is coming up quickly - are you ready? With a bit of preparation and planning, you and your family can safely celebrate your graduate's accomplishments!
Let's Work Together
Safe and open schools are important for everyone. Schools are places where children go to learn and play, and also receive important services such as meals, tutoring, and other specialized services. Help keep our schools healthy by getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a mask, staying home if sick, and accessing #COVID19 testing. Learn more: http://schools.covid19.ca.gov
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California encourages masking in schools – regardless of vaccination status. Please follow your local school regulations, and always choose a mask with good fit and filtration. Learn more about how to get the most out of masking for your child: https://bit.ly/CDPHKidsMasking
Help reduce COVID-19 in schools by:
☑️ Staying home from school if sick.
☑️ Accessing testing when symptomatic or exposed.
☑️ Getting vaccinated and boosted when eligible.
☑️ Wearing a well-fitting mask at school.
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Learn more: http://schools.covid19.ca.gov
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