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California Schools At-Home Testing
Please use the CA Schools At-Home Testing website, a secure platform to report your at-home COVID-19 test result to Lake County Public Health. Please report both negative and positive results to help track COVID-19 in our community.
If your school is already in Primary. Health, please use your school's results portal to submit your test result.
Exposure & Outbreak Reporting
School districts, schools, child care programs or extracurricular programs should fill out the Schools Portal for Outbreak Tracking (SPOT) Intake Form if the school setting or program has one or more confirmed COVID-19 cases.
To report cases and suspected outbreaks, complete the Schools Portal for Outbreak Tracking (SPOT) Intake Form. The SPOT Intake Form is also available in Spanish. SPOT Intake Form opens best with Edge or Chrome browsers.
CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) Guidance for the 2021 to 2022 School Year
Kindergarten Through 12th Grade Information
Find CDPH's kindergarten through 12th grade guidance updated July 12, 2021 for the 2021 to 2022 school year and useful links at California's kindergarten through 12th grade guidance. Also check out the CA Safe Schools for All Hub for key resources and updated information!
Higher Education Information
For institutes of Higher Education, please refer to Cal/OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Additional information and updates to California's guidance can be found by visiting California's Higher Education guidance and Resources for Colleges and Universities to Reduce COVID Risk page. Also check out the CA Safe Schools for All Hub for key resources and updated information!
CA Safe Schools for All
California has launched the Safe Schools for All Hub to consolidate key resources and information related to COVID-19 and schools, including K-12, colleges and universities, as well as information for youth sports!
Visit the Safe Schools Parent page or Página para Padres to find information for parents about COVID-19 and school safety. This great resource has updated information about how California schools are opening safely for kids and teachers, testing and vaccines, masking information, as well as resources for social and emotional learning, and help if your child is struggling with their mental health.
Check out the CA Safe Schools for All Hub for key resources and updated information!
Early Education & Child Care Provider Resources
- Schools Portal for Outbreak Tracking (SPOT) Intake Form
- CDPH Child Care Industry Guidance
- Child Care Resources for Providers
- Summer Learning Program Support
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Guidance for Operating Early Care and Education and Child Care Programs