School Resources

As we navigate the reintroduction of students into schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to weigh the risks of infection, transmission and illness with the physical, social, emotional and educational needs of students. The following resources have been developed to provide additional guidance to schools.

  • Briefings: The State of Our Children: Kids and COVID-19 publication can be found here.
  • Social Story: A Step-by-Step Guide Helping Children and Families Prepare for their Vaccine Appointment at Valley Children's Hospital (PDF download) - English | Spanish
  • YouTube Video Series: "3 Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids"
  • Educational posters for schools are available for download below. They will print to 11x17.
  • Detection of Child Abuse in Virtual Learning - Download
  • COVID-19 Symptom Algorithm for Students – Download

Reference materials for school partners to use and adapt to their own communities, as appropriate.

  • Student Mask Exemption Form Request - Download
  • COVID-19 Risk Certification and Classroom Placement Request Form - Download
  • COVID-19 Return to School Form - English / Spanish

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