Health and Safety Operations

Essential actions necessary to ensure district and school assets are, and remain, safe for students and staff.

Please see below for additional guidance on 

Student and Staff Wellness and

Health and Safety Protocols.

What Will It Cost To Reopen Schools document graphic
Return to School Roadmap: Where Public Education and Public Health Meet graphic
MAISA Continuity of Learning Guidance document cover page
CDC mask graphic 'Your Mask May Protect Them. Their Mask May Protect You.'



Establishing supports, mental health, readiness, self-care and well-being, including guidance from Michigan Model for Health (MMH) and CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning), plus resources on Handwashing, Face Coverings, and supporting overall wellness.

Michigan Model for Health logo

Michigan Model for Health (MMH)

Comprehensive health education curriculum that targets Pre-K through 12th grade students utilizing a skills-based approach. The MMH curriculum teaches students the knowledge and skills they need to build and maintain healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Age-appropriate and sequential lessons focus on the most serious health challenges school-aged children face.

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning - CASEL

We support state, districts and schools nationwide and convene leading thinkers to ensure Social and Emotional Learning is a priority in every school nationwide.

Oakland Schools Supporting Well-Being: Overview

NCPMI poster 'I Can Be Safe and Healthy by Washing my Hands!' for children.
NCPMI Spanish language poster 'I Can Be Safe and Healthy by Washing my Hands!' for children.



Guidance on protocols to maintain health and safety within your school facilities, including screening for COVID-19 symptoms, preparing for illness response, social distancing within schools and at events, and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).


Please also see the Facilities Maintenance page for additional guidance and how to encourage health and safety protocols for cleaning and maintaining school facilities.

CDC Symptoms of COVID-19 poster

COVID-19 Symptoms and Symptom Screening

CDC Germs Are All Around You poster
CDC Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands poster

Personal Protective Equipment


CDC - Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


MIOSHA COVID-19 Pre K -12 Guidance

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Universal Precautions - Bloodborne pathogens standard 1910.1030

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

PPE General requirements standard 1910.132

School-wide Cleaning and Disinfecting to Prevent the Spread of Infection

CDC - Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces for COVID-19

CDC - Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Environmental Protection Agency 

List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) | US EPA

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

COVID-19 Control and Prevention Measures