Coronavirus Resources for Schools

Reopening of SantaClaraCounty K12 Schools

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June 30, 2020 Page 7 A. Physical Distancing 1. General Requirements • Communicate with all staff and families regarding physical distancing requirements and recommendations. • Train staff and students on protocols for physical distancing for both indoor and outdoor spaces. • Post signage reminding students and staff about physical distancing in prominent locations throughout each school campus. • Allow only necessary visitors and volunteers on the campus and limit the number of students and staff who come into contact with them. • For outside organizations utilizing school facilities outside of school hours, ensure that they follow all required health and safety measures. 2. Arrival and Departure Requirements • Minimize close contact between students, staff, families, and the broader community at arrival and departure through the following methods: o Designate routes for entry and exit, using as many entrances and exits as can be supervised appropriately to decrease crowding at entry and exit points. o Instruct drivers to remain in their vehicles, to the extent possible, when dropping off or picking up students. When in-person drop-off or pick-up is needed, only a single parent or caregiver should enter the facility to pick up or drop off the child. o Require adults entering campus for in-person pick-up or drop-off to wear a face covering. o Provide supervision to disperse student gatherings during school arrival and departure. Considerations • Place markings on the ground to facilitate physical distancing of six feet or more at all school entry and exit points and crosswalks near the school. • If crowding of students is occurring during arrival or departure, consider staggering arrival or departure times and designating multiple pick-up and drop-off locations to

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