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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Schools

Businesses are strongly encouraged to coordinate with state and local health officials so timely and accurate information can guide appropriate responses. Local conditions will influence the decisions that public health officials make regarding community-level strategies. 

FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES:

Federal

State

State of California Office of the Governor

Department of Public Health

Department of Education

Local

​​Schools Insurance Authority

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Orders & REGULATIONS:

NEW: State of California Safe Schools For All Hub - January 14, 2021 

California's Safe Schools for All Plan provides the support and accountability to establish a clear path to minimize in-school transmissions and enable, first, a phased return to in-person instruction, and then ongoing safe in-person instruction.

Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation - COVID-19 Prevention - November 30, 2020

COVID-19 Prevention - GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS, New Sections 3205, 3205.1, 3205.2, 3205.3 and 3205.4

California Legislation

GUIDANCE

Employers - General Guidance

Employers – Office Workspaces

Isolation & Quarantine - California Department of Public HealtH

Face Coverings - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

ENTRANCE POSTINGS – COVID-19

WORKPLACE POSTINGS – COVID-19 

Employee Training

ATHLETICS, ACTIVITIES & Childcare COHORTS

Guidance for Small Cohorts/Groups of Children and Youth

The guidance related to cohorts sets minimum guidelines for providing specialized, targeted support services, necessary in-person child supervision and limited instruction, and facilitation of distance learning in small group environments in ways that maintain the focus on health and safety to minimize transmission. This guidance enables schools to provide specialized services for students with disabilities and English learners, and in-person support for at-risk and high-need students. See the answers to frequently asked questions about cohort guidance.​

CALIFORNIA HEALTHY SCHOOL ACT & INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM)

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

SIA MEMBER RESOURCES:

ASSUMPTION OF RISK/WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT FORMS - COVID-19

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