CDC releases updated guidance for K-12 schools, early care

The CDC released updated Operational Guidance for K-12 School and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning. This guidance is aligned with the COVID-19 Community Levels that CDC released earlier this year. The updated guidance has recommendations for prevention strategies for everyday operations, as well as those to use when an outbreak occurs. It also includes considerations to inform decisions about when to add or remove prevention strategies, and which ones to prioritize.

In addition, CDC also released the following resources and materials today aligned with this updated guidance: