All Infectious Diseases and Public Health Resources
The federal government identified additional resources that highlight strategies for school safety. Use these resources to learn more about infectious diseases and public health.
How Schools and Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs Can Support COVID-19 Vaccination
Department of Health and Human Services, 2022
Schools are consistently a large part of the daily life for many American children and families and uniquely positioned to link to, or even help deliver COVID-19 vaccines for all those who are eligible. This webpage outlines action steps school leaders can take to support COVID-19 vaccine uptake and improve health literacy among staff, students, and families in their community.
Interactive School Ventilation Tool
Department of Health and Human Services, May 2022
If a teacher or student has been infected with COVID-19, improving ventilation can help prevent virus particles from accumulating in the air. Use this interactive tool to see how particle levels change as you adjust ventilation settings in your school, and how to decrease particle levels.
Ventilation in Schools and Childcare Programs
Department of Health and Human Services, 2021
Ventilation is one component of maintaining healthy environments, and is an important COVID-19 prevention strategy for schools and childcare programs. This webpage highlights ways you can improve ventilation in your school or childcare program, whether in a large building or in a home.