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COVID-19 Safety/Safe Return to In-Person Plan

On July 1, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated the COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools in California. 
The 2022-2023 CDPH Schools Guidance for schools can be found on the CA Safe Schools for All webpage or at this link:
  • Masks are strongly recommended by all staff and students while indoors in K-12 settings per CDPH Guidance for Face Coverings
  • Masks are optional outdoors
  • There are no minimum physical distancing requirements when other mitigation strategies (e.g. masking) are implemented
  • Individuals with COVID-19 must isolate for 10 days
  • Students exposed to COVID-19, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, or location of exposure, may continue to participate in all aspects of K-12 schooling, including sports and extracurricular activities unless they develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19
  • Rapid antigen COVID tests are available at the District Office to all staff and students
    • Appointments are required and can be made by following the testing links on this page
The Plan
The KHSD COVID-19 Safety/Safe Return to In-Person Plan is located here: