School Communities Toolkit
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This toolkit has resources for school district leaders, teachers, parent leaders, and school supporters that want to help increase confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in their school communities, answer questions, and outline school guidance about COVID-19. It includes information from CDC and new, tailored materials from the HHS COVID-19 Public Education Campaign.
We’ll regularly update this toolkit, so please check back for new materials.
For School District Leaders
Guides, templates, sample messages, and other informational resources for school district leaders and school administrators to support COVID-19 vaccination and inform faculty, parents, and students about COVID-19 guidelines.
Family Vaccination Site Playbook
Guidance on how to organize, promote, and execute a family COVID-19 vaccination site.
Safe Schools Checklist: How to Get Your School Community Vaccinated and Maintain Safe, In-Person Learning All Year Long
Ideas on how to get your school community vaccinated and maintain safe, in-person learning all year long.
3 Ways School Leaders Can Promote COVID-19 Vaccination
As your school community trusted messenger, use these three tips to promote COVID-19 vaccination.
COVID-19 Vaccine Speaker Guide for School Administrators
Guidance about inviting professionals to speak to school faculty, parents/guardians, and students about COVID-19 vaccines.
How to Talk to Parents/Guardians About COVID-19 Vaccination for Their Children
Tips for school leaders on having conversations with parents/guardians about vaccinating their children.
Letter to Parents/Guardians About COVID-19 Vaccines Template
Letter template with placeholder language for school districts to keep parents informed about COVID-19 and vaccines.
Guide to Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics at School
A guide to hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics at schools.
COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Staff in School Settings and Childcare Programs
Information for school districts, administrators, teachers, school staff, and other education and childcare professionals.
Cleaning and Disinfecting School Facilities
Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces as an infection control strategy.
Ventilation in Schools and Childcare Programs
Guidance for improving ventilation in buildings and transportation as an infection control strategy.
Resources for teachers to have conversations and answer questions parents and students may have about COVID-19 and vaccine guidelines.
Resources for Teachers on the COVID-19 Vaccines
PowerPoint presentation for teachers with tips and resources about having conversations about COVID-19 vaccines with parents and students.
For Parent Leaders
Resources for parent leaders and Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) to have conversations about school COVID-19 and vaccine guidelines.
Parent Leader Meeting in a Box
PowerPoint presentation with resources for educators and parents to conduct meetings about COVID-19 and vaccines.
Resources for parents detailing COVID-19 school safety measures.
Facts About the Vaxx for Parents/Guardians
The facts about COVID-19 and the vaccines for children.
Frequently Asked Questions From Parents/Guardians About COVID-19 and the Vaccines
Answers to the top questions frequently asked by parents/guardians about COVID-19 and the vaccines.
Consistent and Correct Mask Use in Schools and on Buses
Guidance for teachers, staff, and students on which masks to use, how to wear them correctly, and in which settings to wear them.
FAQs for Parents and Caregivers of Students
Answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 school safety measures.
Do it for Yourself and Your Friends
Flyer for students on what to do if they have or think they have COVID-19.
Prevent Getting Sick Mask Guide – Dos and Don’ts
Flyer with guidance on which masks to use and how to properly wear them to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
What to Know About Kids and Masks
Short animated video with key things to know about kids and masks.
Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 this School Year
Short animated video for parents with tips on how to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in schools.
For School Supporters
Resources for school supporters to encourage COVID-19 vaccination.
Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Today
Flyer explaining 3 ways to find a nearby COVID-19 vaccine: online, by text message, or by phone.
Messaging for school district, parent, teacher, and school supporter social media pages.
Social Media Graphic Posts for Parents
Social media messages encouraging parents to vaccinate their children.