Supplies for Schools: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Supplies for Schools: COVID-19

Updated 7/22/20

For all students and all staff

For all students and all staff (e.g., teachers, custodial staff, administrative, para-professionals, bus drivers, specialists, food service, and visitors):

  • Face coverings or face shields, including an extra supply available for staff and students who forget to bring their own.
  • Liquid soap.
  • Running water.
  • Paper towels.
  • Tissues.
  • If soap, water, and paper towels are not readily available, provide alcohol-based hand rubs (ABHR) for use if hands are not visibly dirty. Only ABHRs with 60% alcohol or more are recommended in relationship to COVID-19.

For health services staff/office

  • Non-latex disposable gloves.
  • Eye protection (face shield or goggles).
  • Surgical masks for health service staff when providing care to ill students, aerosolization treatment like a nebulization or use of a peak flow meter..
  • Face coverings and/or surgical masks (to be provided to ill students with fever and cough).
  • Thermometers (forehead/strip or digital thermometers with a disposable sleeve).
  • Disinfecting wipes.
  • N95 Respirators are not necessary in the school health office at this time (7/22/20).
  • CDC: K-12 Schools and Child Care Programs: FAQs for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents

For custodial staff

Educational materials and resources

Updated Wednesday, 22-Jul-2020 14:00:43 CDT