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COVID-19 Education

Guiding Documents

New York State Department of Health Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools During the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis: https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/Pre-K_to_Grade_12_Schools_MasterGuidence.pdf


New York State Education Department School Reopening FAQ: http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/reopening-schools/school-reopening-faq.pdf

Recovering, Rebuilding, and Renewing the Spirit of New York’s Schools: Reopening Guidance: http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/reopening-schools/nys-p12-school-reopening-guidance.pdf

Preparing K-12 School Administrators for a Safe Return to School in Fall 2020: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/prepare-safe-return.html

Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 

*****2021 Winter & Fall Season II: Return to Interscholastic AthleticsNew York State DOH Guidance for Sports and Recreation (Updated 01-22-21)
Erie County DOH School Guidance
(Updated 12-11-20)
Erie County DOH School Q&A (Updated 10-7-20)
New York State DOH COVID-19 Tool Kit (Updated 9-30-20)
COVID -19 Testing & Contract Tracing Protocol

Face Covering Protocol (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu)
Handwashing Protocol
Social Distancing Protocol
Temperature Screening Protocol
Taking Temperature at Home
When to Keep Your Child Home (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu)
Students Who Become Ill While at School (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu)
***All protocols will be revised based on updated guidance from NYSDOH and NYSED***

What You Need to Know About Hand Washing


How to Wash Your Hands


Key Times to Wash Your Hands



Wear a Cloth Face Covering


What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine


Stop the Spread of Germs


Key Times to Practice Social Distancing


Key Times to Clean and Disinfect Your Home


Symptoms of Coronavirus