The California Department of Education and California Department of Public Health have outlined four scenarios that schools and colleges, and partner organizations serving students, should consider to protect students, families and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. Below are categorizations of the scenarios; click on the links to see the full documents.
Scenario I: Measures already underway to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Scenario II: Measures to be taken if there are two or more community transmission cases of COVID-19, but no individuals within the school test positive.
Scenario III: Measures to be taken if one student, teacher or staff member tests positive for COVID-19 and exposed others at the school.
Scenario IV: Measures to be taken if multiple schools within a school district have a student, teacher or staff member test positive for COVID-19.