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COVID-19 Information

Kern High School District is committed to open all schools safely for the 2021-2022 school year while providing high quality in-person learning experiences. This page allows the Kern High community to access the KHSD COVID Safety Plan, Daily Health Self-Screening Tool, along with information on vaccination clinics, COVID testing, and other resources. We'd like to make the community aware of the substantial measures we have put into place to protect the safety of all students and staff this year, including:
 
  • Upgraded HVAC filtration from MERV 8 to MERV 13 
  • Bipolar Ionization units and HEPA Air Purifiers is targeted areas such as hallways without HVAC, weight rooms, and band/choir rooms 
  • Face masks are required indoors at all times
  • Hand sanitizer in every classroom
  • Handwashing stations and cleaning wipes in multiple locations
  • Cleaning and disinfecting protocols, including electrostatic sprayers on campuses and buses
  • Isolation and quarantine protocols per CDC and CPDH guidance
 
All Kern High staff will be required to get vaccinated or take part in weekly COVID testing. Voluntary COVID testing available at school sites for students.