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References and Appendices



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CDPH (2022).California Department of Public Health Safe and SMART Events Playbook.  Retrieved from: California Department of Public Health: Safe and SMART Events Playbook

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Appendix A: COVID-19 Precautions for 21-22 School Year

Appendix B: Illness and Symptoms Guidelines for Staff and Students

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Appendix C: SCPH COVID-19 Decision Tree for K-12 Schools

Appendix D : What to Do When a Student is Ill

Appendix E: First Aid, Nursing Procedures, Medications and Expanded Needs to Isolate Sick Students, the Care Room

Appendix G: Ideas for Hand Washing Routines for Teachers

Appendix H: Respiratory Hygiene/Cough and Sneeze Etiquette

Appendix J: COVID-19 Student Face Masks Exemption Request and Medical Certification