Resources for School Staff

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Resources for School Staff

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has compiled the resources below for superintendents, educators, and other leaders within the Harris County school system in regards to COVID-19.




COVID-19 Testing in Schools

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have developed a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing program for schools across the state of Texas at no cost to the schools. Find more information below.

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing in Schools



Guidance for Teachers, Administrators, and Staff


General:
Safely Transfer Medical Resources From School To Home
Addressing Suspected COVID-19 Cases On Campus
How To Safely Return Students To School
Proper Use of Face Coverings and PPE in School Settings
Safely Receiving Medical Resources From Students Homes

Mental Health and Stress:
Self-Care for Teachers
Helping Students Cope With Stress

Primary and Secondary Education:
Creating Safe Classrooms: Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Elementary Grades
Creating Safe Classrooms: Secondary Grades

Higher Education:
Guidelines for In-Person Events and Meetings During COVID-19
Higher Education: Campus Housing and Residential Considerations

Bus Driver and Transportation Safety:
Bus Drivers: Safely Transporting Children With Special Needs
Bus Drivers: Protecting Students and Protecting Yourself




Training and Webinars




Navigating COVID-19: A Safe Return to School

September 3, 2020




COVID-19: An Open Dialogue With Nurses and District Health Leaders

October 21, 2020




COVID-19: Safety in Athletics Training

October 22, 2020




COVID-19: Tips for Teachers Training

October 28, 2020




COVID-19: Isolation and Quarantine Training

October 28, 2020