September 3, 2020
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health issues Emergency Health Order.
August 27, 2020
Douglas County's Education Unified Command Changes Smart and Safe School Reopening Guidance from Phase Green to Phase Yellow. Read the news release. Watch Douglas County Health Officer Dr. Thomas Marcellino talk about the change to Phase Yellow.
USD 497 will allow athletics/activities to continue to compete and evaluate data September 10.
August 17, 2020
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health/Education Unified Command's Smart and Safe School Reopening Guidance. Read the news release. See the guidance tool. Check how the tool applies to current COVID data. Watch Superintendent Dr. Anthony Lewis talk about the guidance.
August 14, 2020
August 7, 2020
See our Together Again website for back-to-school Remote Learning Guides and draft plans for future Hybrid and In-Person models of instruction.
July 15, 2020
KS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION REOPENING GUIDANCE
June 29, 2020
Douglas County Public Health Mask Order
Review the local public health order requiring masks indoors when social distancing cannot be maintained, effective July 1.
June 26, 2020, Superintendent's Video Message
May 22, 2020
April 30, 2020
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly's reopening framework: www.COVID.ks.gov.
Lawrence Public Schools COVID-19 Informational Updates
Public Health Resources
More COVID-19 Resources from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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 (Spainish)
CDC - Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) (English)
CDC - Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Spansih)
CDC - 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home (English)
CDC - 10 things youcan do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home (Spanish)