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.
Guides, templates, sample messages, and other informational resources for school administrators, parents, and supporters to assist with COVID-19 vaccination and inform faculty, parents, and students about COVID-19 guidelines.
3 Ways Early Care and Education Programs Can Promote COVID-19 Vaccination
Three tips for encouraging parents and guardians to get their infants, toddlers, and preschoolers vaccinated against COVID-19.
Letter Template About COVID Vaccines for Early Care and Education Programs to Send to Parents/Guardians
Letter template with placeholder language for early care and education programs to inform parents and guardians about COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Family Vaccination Site Playbook
Guidance on how to organize, promote, and execute a family COVID-19 vaccination site.
Safe Operations Guide for Early Childhood Programs, K–12 Schools, and Institutions of Higher Education
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 of Students 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.
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.
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.
Posters & Flyers
Materials that combine text and graphics, optimized for printing and either posting or handing out.
The Best Way to Ensure In-Person Learning for Your Child (for Parents/Guardians of Children 5 and Older)
Flyer to share with parents and guardians about COVID vaccines.
Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Today
Flyer explaining 3 ways to find a nearby COVID-19 vaccine: online, by text message, or by phone.
You’re Welcome Back. But COVID Isn’t. (K–12)
Poster to encourage students to get vaccinated against COVID.
You’re Welcome Back. But COVID Isn’t. (Higher Education)
Poster to encourage students to get and stay up to date with COVID vaccination.
Don't Get Sidelined by COVID
Flyer to share with students, faculty, and staff about COVID vaccines.
Messaging for school district, parent, teacher, and school supporter social media pages.