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Information for Schools and Childcare

Información para escuelas y atención infantil


Isolation and Quarantine for K-12 Settings

Haga clic para Lineamientos de Aislamiento y Cuarentena para Grados K-12


  • Students and staff should follow isolation and quarantine guidelines for the general public. Visit our COVID-19 Patients and Contacts page for more information.

  • The State strongly recommends that schools use a group-tracing approach for students exposed to COVID-19 in a K-12 setting, which allows students to remain in class following an exposure unless they develop symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. Additional guidance can be found on the CA Safe Schools Hub and in the CDPH K-12 School Guidance.

Iso & Q for K-12

Contra Costa County follows the State of California’s guidance for K-12 schools, including:

For resources for colleges and universities, click here.

Resources​ for Parents & Caregivers​

Resources for School Officials

Please refer to California Department of Public Health (CDPH) K-12 Schools Guidance for the most up-to-date information, including testing, quarantine and isolation guidelines.

School officials


Atención infantil

Every child care program is expected to continue to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of children, providers, and families. All providers should apply new and updated policies and requirements that address the need for continued infection control and should update their emergency preparedness plan. Click here to review the State Guidance for Child Care Providers and Programs.


  • GRID: Guidance for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Cases - 3/14/2023

State (Estado)

Centers for Disease Control​ and Prevention (Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades)

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