Pre-K – 12 Grade Health and Safety Plan Considerations

Resource How to Use Updated
 Pre-K - 12 Health & Safety Plan Guidance This document provides public health guidance for the reopening of Pre-K-12 schools, delivery of services and resumption of extracurricular activities - including those provided within schools by external organizations. This guidance serves as a starting point for school leaders to consider in their preparations and applies to school districts, charter schools, regional charter schools, cyber charter schools, carerr and technical centers and intermediate units.   2/26/2021 
 CHOP PolicyLab: Project ACE-IT   The PolicyLab at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides more detailed information on the Project ACE-IT initiative.  2/3/2021 
 Project ACE-IT Staff and Parent FAQ  This document provides, faculty, staff and parents/guardians with more information about the Project ACE-IT initiative.  2/3/2021 
 After an Antigen Test Guidance  Flyer that can be given to faculty and staff, parents/guardians, and students following a positive antigen test or a negative antigen test with COVID-19 symptoms.  4/15/2021 
Guidance for Completing a Disease Report Form This guidance document will help you and your team complete the COVID-19 Disease Report Form. With step-by-step instructions, this document supports timely and comprehensive report follow-up 12/2/2020
“Sent Home Sick” Guidance - English

“Sent Home sick” Guidance – Spanish
Flyer that can be given to parents/guardians, students, faculty, and staff when being sent home sick. Includes next steps and information on best practices. 11/30/2020
“Close Contact” Guidance - English

“Close Contact” Guidance - Spanish
Flyer that can be given to parents/guardians, students, faculty, and staff when being sent home if identified as a COVID-19 close contact. Includes next steps and information on best practices. 3/23/2021
Identifying Contacts If you are symptomatic or positive for COVID-19, use this form to help identify your close contacts with step by step guidance. 3/5/2021
Community Notification Letter Template - English

Community Notification Letter Template - Spanish
Letter template for schools to communicate to their communities about a potential COVID-19 exposure. 11/24/2020
School Response Actions Flow charts that provide guidance to schools when responding to COVID-19. 11/24/2020
PA Office of Child Development  & Early Learning Childcare guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Humans Services and OCDEL: considerations are intended to provide guidance for a range of child care programs. 
Template to Track Cases and Contacts These spreadsheets are designed to support monitoring and tracking of COVID-19 cases and close contacts in school settings. This template may be edited to suit the needs of the school. 9/2/2020

Shared Knowledge, Shared Success: Returning to Schools and Keeping Spaces Safe

Shared Knowledge, Shared Success: A Regional Collaboration to Navigate the Reopening of Schools

Shared Knowledge, Shared Success: We All Have A Role