COVID-19 Back to School PlayBook: Guiding Principles to Keep Students, Teachers, and Staff Safe in K-12 Schools (Fall 2020)

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COVID-19 Back to School PlayBook: Guiding Principles to Keep Students, Teachers, and Staff Safe in K-12 Schools (Fall 2020)

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See the 2021 update to this guide: Fall 2021 Update

This guide is intended to provide best practices and recommendations for K-12 schools to minimize the risk that COVID-19 presents to employees, students, and the community and to reduce disruptions to education. This is a guide only and should be adapted to the context of each organization and its employees and students.

Users of this guide should work in coordination with local public health departments to tailor their use of the guide to their specific situations and needs. The information provided in this guide does not, and is not intended to, constitute medical or legal advice and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. The recommendations in this guide reflect the best available information at the time this guide was prepared. All recommendations are consistent with CDC environmental services recommendations. For more information, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/reopen-guidance.html?deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM26911 [cdc.gov].

Adherence to the recommendations in this guide does not guarantee that there will be no outbreak or further spread of COVID-19, and we do not assume responsibility for any injury or damage to persons.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-08-03