Review the L&I Requirements and Guidance for Preventing COVID-19, with particular acknowledgment of:

The latest Guidance to Prevent and Respond to COVID in K-12 Schools and Child Cares (May 2023) has a great deal of outdated content related to testing in school but is still the most current document.

Reporting COVID Outbreaks is still required.

  • FIVE or more confirmed or suspected cases among a cohort in 7 days OR
  • Multiple COVID cases from positive tests comprising at least 20% of a cohort (students, teachers, or staff within a specified core group) within 7 days.
  • Outbreaks must be reported to your local health department.

Test kit access for schools

Access free testing supplies through the DOH ordering portal. Additional test kit info and ESD contacts are listed on the WFIS News webpage.