Schools & School Boards

This page will be updated frequently as new information and resources become available. Please check back regularly.

Printable Resources

A series of printable resources are available on the School COVID-19 Printable Resources page. Resources available in French are available on the page Ressources imprimables en français. These pages will be updated frequently as new resources become available so please check back regularly.

Additional Resources

Checklist: COVID-19 Preparedness and Prevention in Elementary and Secondary (K-12) Schools - Public Health Ontario

Environmental Scan of School Reopening During COVID-19 - Public Health Ontario

Guide to Reopening Schools (July 30, 2020)

Operational guidance: COVID-19 management in schools  (August 26, 2020)

COVID-19 guidance: school outbreak management (August 26, 2020)

A message from the Minister of Education on school safety and outbreak management (August 26, 2020)

Information for Parents and Caregivers of Students

Visit the Parents & Caregivers page for information on COVID-19 screening and preparing children for school.

Visit the Child with Symptoms & When to Return page for information on COVID-19 symptoms, testing and when children can return to school. 

Nutrition and Food Safety

The following resource offers food safety advice as well as recommendations regarding school nutrition programming and associated vendors.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The following resources can support staff and the use of PPE:

Environmental Cleaning

The following resource can support environmental cleaning staff:

Mental Health

School Mental Health Ontario has created a framework for a mentally healthy return to school as well as toolkits for educators to support students in returning to school during COVID-19:

Have a question for your school public health nurse?

Visit the School Nurse Services page for contact information.

Last Updated: 25/09/2020