• Layered Mitigation Strategies per IDPH and the Governor's Executive Order

    • Universal masking for all staff, students and visitors at a school site
    • Promote COVID-19 immunization for all eligible students and employees
    • Facilitate physical distancing in all classrooms (not less than 3 ft)
    • Facilitate physical distancing to the greatest extent possible in all other areas of the school
    • Implement SARS- CoV-2 diagnostic and screening protocol for unvaccinated students and staff to decrease the probability of an outbreak or community spread
    • Conduct contact tracing in combination with isolation/quarantine options in collaboration with the DCHD based on close contact exposures
    • Improve ventilation to the greatest extent possible
    • Promote and adhere to handwashing and respiratory hygiene
    • Clean and disinfect to maintain healthy school environment
    • Continue to enforce updated guidance from CDC/IDPH/DCHD and ISBE
    • Continue to provide layered PPE for appropriate staff
    • Students and staff should stay home when sick