COVID-19 Prevention Strategy for Schools
Current local public health orders require that “Schools must provide a public notice to the school community in a highly visible location on the school’s website that outlines the school’s COVID-19 prevention strategies for the 2021-2022 school year by completing the COVID-19 Prevention Strategy for Schools Form. Public notice must be published no later than August 27, 2021. The school must notify the school community and the Kent County Health Department of any subsequent changes in the school’s COVID-19 prevention strategies by indicating revision date and revision history in the COVID-19 Prevention Strategy for Schools Form”.
The following form should be used to demonstrate the prevention strategies being utilized by local schools. The status of each prevention strategy on this form must be completed by schools. Items containing the label “required by order” are prevention strategies that are required per local or MDHHS public health orders. Additional notes or explanations should be added where clarity is needed. This form may be completed at the district level if the status of all prevention strategies applies to all schools in the district. Where differences in prevention strategies exist between schools in the same district, individual Prevention Strategy for Schools Forms should be posted for each school, or noted clearly on a single district-level Prevention Strategy for Schools Form.
The dashboards above provide cumulative data managed by the Kent Intermediate School District and the Kent County Health Department. Please note that this cumulative data represents community-based cases and does not necessarily signify students who were present at school during a contagious period.