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SchoolSafety.gov provides resources, like guidance, training, and fact sheets, to help schools create and maintain a safe learning environment. 

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Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
2022: Staying In School In-Person

Department of Education, January 2022

This guidance from the Department of Education outlines four important COVID-19 mitigation strategies for schools to keep students and staff safe, healthy, and ready for in-person learning.

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Safe Schools Checklist

Department of Health and Human Services, December 2021

This guidance provides ideas on how to get school communities vaccinated and maintain safe, in-person learning all year long.

Guidance
Mental Health
Protecting Youth Mental Health

Department of Health and Human Services, December 2021

The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory offers recommendations for supporting the mental health of children, adolescents, and young adults. The Advisory includes essential recommendations for the institutions that surround young people and shape their day-to-day lives—schools, community organizations, health care systems, technology companies, media, funders and foundations, employers, and government.

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Toolkit for Responding to COVID-19 Cases

Department of Health and Human Services, September 2021

As K-12 schools resume in-person learning, school administrators must be prepared to respond quickly when someone with COVID-19 has been in the school or at a school event. In these instances, case investigation and contact tracing serve as important strategies for reducing the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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