Sonoma County Office of Education

Coronavirus Health Guidelines and Updates

Following are health and safety resources and guidance related to Coronavirus.

Safe Schools for All Web Portal: The State of California's Hub for School Reopening

Report School Reopening Status to the State Here

State Guidance

California Department of Public Health Guidance & Documents

Blueprint for a Safer Economy

The state's new guidelines for school reopening now fall under its "Blueprint for a Safer Economy." 

School Re-opening Framework

Learn more at the Blueprint for a Safer Economy - Main Page

California Department of Education Guidance

Health and Safety Guidebook from the CCEE

Building on the COVID-19 INDUSTRY GUIDANCE: Schools and School Based Program issued by the California Department of Public Health, these guidelines from the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence are based on the best available public health data at this time, international best practices currently employed, and the practical realities of managing school operations, as new data and practices emerge.

Access the Guidebook.

COVID-19 Safety Plans (replaces waivers)

COVID-19 Safety Plans

Please note: As of Jan. 14, the waiver process has been replaced with the State of California's Safe Schools for All Reopening Plan, which requires a two-part COVID-19 Safety Plan or CSP. Prior to school reopening, CSPs must be sent to the county health department for approval at and to the state at

All schools must complete and post to their website the newly required COVID-19 Safety Plan prior to opening. The CSP consists of two components:

Please contact California's Safe Schools Team for details or technical asssistance regarding these plans at this link.

Centers for Disease Control Guidance