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COVID-19 Guidance Documents and Resources for Educators, Child Care Centres and Camp Operators

The information on this page is intended primarily for the administrators and staff of schools, child care settings, and camps to help inform and guide practices relating to COVID-19. If you’re a parent or caregiver, find tips and information for keeping your family safe.


 

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School and child care screening

COVID-19 Screening

All children, staff, and visitors should screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school, child care, or camps.

 

General Guidance

Preventing COVID-19: Refresher presentations for schools and childcare settings
(Public Health Ontario)

Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings
(Public Health Ontario)

Cleaning and Disinfection of Reusable Eye Protection
(Public Health Ontario)

Face coverings and face masks
(Ontario Ministry of Health)

Recommended Steps for Putting On and Taking Off Personal Protective Equipment
(Public Health Ontario)

Personal Protective Equipment: Donning
(YouTube Video)

Personal Protective Equipment: Doffing
(YouTube Video)

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Talking to Children About the Pandemic
(Ontario Ministry of Health)

"Attention Visitors" Sign
(Government of Ontario)

Also available in: French


Child Care Centres

COVID-19: Interim Guidance for Schools and Child Care: Omicron Surge
(Ontario Ministry of Health)

COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care
(Ontario Ministry of Health)

Before and after school programs kindergarten to grade 6: policies and guidelines for school boards
(Ontario Ministry of Education)

Safe Healthy Children: A Health and Safety Manual for Childcare Providers
(Middlesex-London Health Unit)

The Safe Healthy Children Manual is a resource for child care providers in Middlesex and London. It has been developed to assist child care centres to meet the regulatory requirements under various acts and provincial standards.


Camps

COVID-19: Mental Health Resources for Camp Operators
(Ontario Ministry of Health)

COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care
(Ontario Ministry of Health)


Educators 

COVID-19: Interim Guidance for Schools and Child Care: Omicron Surge
(
Ontario Ministry of Health)

Safely Operating a Student Nutrition Program (SNP)
(Middlesex-London Health Unit and Southwestern Public Health)

Before and after school programs kindergarten to grade 6: policies and guidelines for school boards for the 2021-2022 school year
(Ontario Ministry of Education)

COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care
(Ontario Ministry of Health)
COVID-19 Guidance: School Case, Contact, and Outbreak Management
(Ontario Ministry of Health)
COVID-19: health and safety measures at schools
(
Ontario Ministry of Education)
COVID-19 Preparedness and Prevention in Elementary and Secondary (K-12) Schools
(Public Health Ontario)

Webinars and Alerts

The Health Unit has hosted live webinars to support child care settings and answer their questions as well as emailed alerts. The past slides, recordings, and alerts are available through the links below.

Past Webinars Past Alerts

 
Date of creation: January 27, 2020
Last modified on: May 20, 2022