Note: Did your child receive a letter about a COVID-19 case related to the school they attend or bus they ride? Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 

COVID-19 School and Childcare Screening Tool

Who should complete the daily screening tools? The screening tools should be completed daily by any school-bases staff or visitors and all students who are attending school in-person (or by the parent/guardian for each child). 

Who does the screening criteria apply to? The screening tools are designed to determine whether staff and students should attend school each day. Individuals who do not work at or attend the school setting are encouraged to follow their individual workplace screening guidelines for COVID-19. Why should the screening tools be completed daily? Screening staff and students for COVID-19 symptoms and potential exposures every day before attending school is vital to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. All students/parents/guardians and staff should follow the directions provided in the screening tool including when to stay home from school and when it is safe to return to school.

Process Maps, Symptoms, Cases and Return to School

French Resources 

WDGPH School Reopening Resources

Check your school board website for reopening plans

Ontario Safe Reopening of Schools

General Cleaning and Disinfection

Posters and Signs​

Other School Illness Guidance 

Update on school-based immunization programs

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