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School Cases

As reported since July 20, 2021.
Updated Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Total cases: 2,274

Outbreaks: 76

Last updated: 9/23/21, 10:00 a.m.

 District/category  Cases 
 Amphitheater  242
 Catalina Foothills  44
 Continental  <10 
 Flowing Wells  70
 Marana  300
 Sahuarita  108
 Sunnyside  199
 Tanque Verde  27
 Tucson Unified  545
 Vail  319
 Other  413


2021-2022 School Year

The Pima County Health Department, in an effort to protect students returning to school, issued a standing order on July 30 that specifies the requirements that schools and students must take regarding actual and suspected COVID-19 cases.

Read the PIMA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT SANITARY MEASURE 2021-01 (dated 7/30/2021; updated 8/17/2021)

We also have updated K-12 guidance (7/28/2021) for the 2021-2022 school year. It aligns with CDC's

New variants of COVID-19 are more contagious for children. Mitigation practices are still critical to keep our children healthy. Pima County co-authored a study published Sept. 24 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that shows universal mask wearing in Arizona K-12 schools considerably reduces the likelihood of a school-associated COVID-19 outbreak.

PCHD is working with schools to figure out the new normal as children and staff return to classrooms.

For Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians

For more information on your child's school re-opening plans and protocols visit the District Return Plans page.


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