Washington State K-12 School Guidance 2021-2022

Schools are required to follow these mitigation measures:

  • All staff and students must continue to wear face coverings/masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Maintain physical distance of three feet or more between students in classroom settings to the degree possible and reasonable.

  • Improve ventilation, offer more outside time, open windows often and adjust the HVAC system to allow the maximum amount of outside air to enter the program space and increase air filtration.

  • Implement hand-washing and respiratory etiquette and when hand-washing is not possible, use hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol.

  • Continue with COVID-19 cleaning and disinfecting. 

  • Any student, teacher, or staff who reports COVID-19-like symptoms must be immediately isolated from others and sent home and referred to diagnostic testing.

  • Schools should ensure access to timely diagnostic testing among students with symptoms or who are close contacts of someone with COVID-19.

  • Schools are required to have a designated COVID-19 Coordinator on campus to facilitate isolation, contact tracing, and reporting requirements to public health.

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