PUBLIC HEALTH HOLIDAY GUIDANCE
National and local public health officials urge community members to carefully consider holiday plans with safety in mind.
USD 497 SCHOOL SAFETY MEASURES
Watch this video featuring Hillcrest Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence Members demonstrating some of the Lawrence Public Schools' health and safety measures in place in all schools.
DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL REOPENING GUIDANCE
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and the Education Unified Command's Smart and Safe School Reopening Guidance. Read the news release about this guidance tool.
EMPLOYEE/FAMILY EMERGENCY LEAVE
USD 497 TOGETHER AGAIN FALL 2020 PLANNING
See our Together Again website for plans for Remote Learning, Hybrid (On-site and Remote), and In-Person models of instruction.
USD 497 SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
Watch videos of Lawrence Board of Education Meetings for decisions about school reopening. Email the school board at SchoolBoard@usd497.org. Sign up to speak at a school board meeting by emailing PatronCommentary@usd497.org prior to Audience Participation time on the agenda to receive a link to join the meeting.
KS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOOL REOPENING GUIDANCE
DOUGLAS COUNTY MASK ORDER
Review the local public health order requiring masks indoors when social distancing cannot be maintained, effective July 1.
KANSAS GOVERNOR'S REOPENING PLAN
Read Kansas Governor Laura Kelly's reopening framework: www.COVID.ks.gov.
PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCES
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION RESOURCES
CDC - Fact Sheet (English)
CDC - Fact Sheet (Spanish)
CDC - What to do if you’re sick (English)
CDC - What to do if you’re sick (Spanish)
CDC - Stop the Spread of Germs Poster (English)
CDC - Stop the Spread of Germs Poster (Spanish)
CDC - Contact Tracing (English)
CDC - Contact Tracing (Spanish)
CDC - 3 Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Results (English)
CDC - 3 Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Results (Spanish)
CDC - Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) (English)
CDC - Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Spanish)
CDC - 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home (English)
CDC - 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home (Spanish)