Schools and Child Care: COVID-19 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced updated quarantine guidance on Dec. 7, 2020. This guidance is on Close Contacts and Tracing. We are working to update other areas of the website, documents, and other materials as quickly as possible.

These updates are based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that shortens quarantine in certain situations. CDC: Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing

Schools and Child Care: COVID-19

It is important that everyone in the school community take steps to reduce COVID-19 transmission, particularly to those at high risk, while balancing the need to maintain a strong education system that effectively supports staff, students, and communities.

More information is available:

Materials and Resources for COVID-19 Response
Videos, print materials (includes school-specific posters), and translated documents to assist with responding to COVID-19.

On this page:
Child care and K-12 programming
Safety and well-being
Cleaning and disinfecting
CDC guidance and resources
Additional resources and print materials

Child care and K-12 programming

See Communities: Sports and Music Activities for sports, pool, and music guidance.

Safety and well-being

Cleaning and disinfecting

CDC guidance and resources

Additional resources and print materials

Updated Friday, 15-Jan-2021 14:43:47 CST