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AZ Center for Disease Control: Schools

General Recommendations

Schools and childcare facilities should implement protocols for the following:

  • Symptom screening for all individuals entering the establishment (children, staff, and families).
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least 3-6 feet between individuals who are not part of the same household, as feasible.
  • Increase hand washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or increase use of hand sanitizer, containing at least 60% alcohol, if appropriate.
  • Use of cloth face coverings (masks)
  • Stagger recreational time.
  • Prevent mixing of classrooms.
  • Frequent cleaning and disinfection, especially of high touch surfaces.