Pima County Healthy Childcare

2021-2022 School Year

May 19, 2022: Rescinding Sanitary Measure 2022-01 that was updated April 15, 2022.

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

Additionally, we have updated guidance for early childhood education and childcare providers (2/2/22), based on updated guidance from the CDC.

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.

What is an “outbreak”?

An outbreak is three or more laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases among students or staff with onsets within a 14-day period, who are epidemiologically linked, do not share a household, and were not identified as close contacts of each other in another setting.

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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This webpage will be updated frequently with the latest information so that schools, parents and the public have up to date information and accurate, scientific information about COVID-19.
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