Education preparedness tips:

  • Protect yourself, your students, and staff by practicing and promoting healthy habits during the school year. ​
  • Post the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in your facility. 
  • Encourage students to stay home if they are sick. 
  • If your student gets sick at school, keep the sick student away from the well students until they can be picked up by a guardian. 
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects in the classroom. For more information on cleaning and disinfecting recommendations visit the CDC's website here
  • Let your administrators know if you see a large increase in absenteeism. 
  • Discuss with your administrators about plans for teaching through digital and distance learning. 
  • Review your emergency plans and policies. 
  • Click here for a checklist for Teachers and Parents. 
  • Click here for further guidance from the CDC on school settings.
  • Click here for further guidance from the CDC on college/university settings.  

Click here for tips from the CDC on talking with children about COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).