General Information for Schools & Child Care

This page provides resources and materials for schools and child cares related to COVID-19. Please use these materials and continue to turn to reliable sources of information.


School Closure guidance Tuesday, March 17- Friday, April 24

On March 13th Governor Inslee announced he would sign an executive order to expand the statewide closures of schools in an effort to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19. All K-12 public and private schools in every district throughout the state of Washington will close for the next six weeks. There are also activity restrictions on all state wide public and private universities, colleges, community colleges and technical schools, private career schools and apprenticeship training programs. Read Governor Inslee’s proclamation here.

School Food Distribution 

Find your school district on the EDS 105 website to learn about food distribution in your district. 

school wash your hands ENG(español)

WA Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 

DOH School Resources and Recommendations 

CDC- Resources for k-12 and Childcare Programs

CDC- Resources for Institutes of Higher Education 

DOH Information for Administrators and Employees

DOH-Parent & Care Taker Resources and Recommendations 

CDC- When and How To Wash Your Hands

Handouts and Posters

Page updated 03./30/2020