Schools are important places for children to learn and connect with others. Find resources for communicable disease prevention in K-12 Schools.
Last updated - September 13, 2023
K-12 Schools and COVID-19 website
for information about preventing the spread of communicable diseases for students and parents, school staff and school administrators.
The Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools outlines the prevention measures recommended to reduce the risk of communicable diseases including COVID-19.
Every school in B.C. has a communicable disease plan that details what they must do to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. The plan includes multiple layers of protection. Students, staff, and others can take preventive actions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases in K-12 school settings.
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