“This guidance applies to all circumstances where a teacher or caregiver cares for multiple children outside the usual home of the children. These circumstances include, but are not limited to: “Masking.Increased physical distancing.Serial COVID-19 testing.Contact tracing.Targeted quarantining.Limiting high risk activities….” K-12 schools, both public and private.Licensed child care settings.Home-based family child care settings.License-exempt child care programs such as single skill building and 72-hour camps.Guest child care facilities at ski resorts and courthouses.‘Pods’ and other home learning/homeschooling groups.”
According to the state: Colorado COVID-19 school guidance
“When schools and/or their communities have low vaccination rates and are experiencing high rates of community transmission (defined as 35 cases per 100,000 people over seven days), the local public health agency should work with schools and school districts to institute higher precautionary measures, such as: In response, Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment implemented the updated guidance on Friday night. It’s set to go into effect on Aug. 1.
Here’s a list of COVID-19 rules that school districts have announced for the upcoming school year: Adams 12: Students are recommended to wear masks, staff is required. Visitors and volunteers in all school and district buildings are required to wear a mask. Masks are required on buses, as well.Cherry Creek School District: Following Tri-County Health Department recommendations; guidance will be announced early next week. Jefferson County School District: All students ages 3 – 11 are required to wear masks indoors, students age 12 and up are recommended to wear a face covering, whether vaccinated or not. Unvaccinated staff is required to wear a mask and it’s recommended for vaccinated staff. Visitors and volunteers in all school and district buildings are required to wear a mask. Masks are required on all school buses. LIST: COVID rules by school district
Read the full guidance here. “This guide also applies to extracurricular activities, including sports, where the participants are in grades P-12. Additional guidance for sports can be found on the Organized Sports page.”
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