COVID-19 Health Guidance for Schools

The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the most up to date guidance to Santa Cruz County K-12 educational institutions to assist with planning and facilitation of a safe expansion of in-person instruction. This document is intended to be applicable to all K-12 schools, public or private, throughout Santa Cruz County. The document has been designed to minimize risks to students and staff while maximizing flexibility to teachers, administrators, and support staff to create learning environments that meet the unique needs of students. We recognize that restrictions may be revised and adapted depending on the level of viral transmission in the school and throughout the community, while taking into consideration guidance from state and/or local public health authorities.

Recent Changes Include:


  • Travel Advisory (pg. 28)

Last updated: April 6, 2021

School Guidelines 10-30-2020