Schools and Childcare Programs​

Schools and Childcare Programs​

Plan, Prepare, and Respond

Preparing for a Safe Return to School

The latest science on transmission risk, and the costs and benefits of opening schools

Preparing Schools

Operating Schools During COVID-19

Guiding principles and mitigation strategies to use when school is open

Operating Schools

For Parents and Caregivers
Deciding How to Go Back to School

To help parents and caregivers weigh the risks and benefits of their options

Decision-Making Tool

Checklists for Going Back to School

Tips to help plan for school, including in-person, virtual, and at-home learning

Checklists for Families

Printable Posters and Graphics
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Stop the Spread (Poster)

Preventative actions to help protect yourself and others.

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Wash Your Hands (Poster)

Help children learn how to wash their hands.

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Germs Are All Around You (Poster)

Stay healthy. Wash your hands.

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Handwashing Is Your Superpower (Poster)

Fight off Germs. Wash your hands.

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Cover Coughs and Sneezes (Poster)

Educate children on how to stop the spread of germs.

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Slow the Spread (Graphic)

Practice physical distancing.

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Did You Wash Your Hands? (Poster)

Help students do their part by washing their hands often.

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Don’t Let Your Germs Go For A Ride (Poster)

Remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes.

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Keep Space Between You And Others (Poster)

Encourage students to keep 6 feet of space when possible.

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Class Rules for COVID-19 (Poster)

Encourage students to follow these rules to stay safe and protect others.

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Don’t Feel Well? (Poster)

Encourage students to tell a teacher if they feel sick.