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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.

Schools SPOT Reporting


CDPH Guidance for the 2021-2022 School Year

K-12 Information

Find CDPH's K-12 guidance updated July 12, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year at www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/K-12-Guidance-2021-22-School-Year.aspx and useful links at California's K-12 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. 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.


Youth Sports

Individuals should continue to wear a mask indoors in public settings. Additional Youth Sports guidance may be provided, pending operational guidance from the CDC. Also check out the CA Safe Schools for All Hub for key resources and updated information!


Vaccines for 5-11 & 12-17 Year Olds

Vaccines FAQ, clinic locations and more available at health.co.lake.ca.us/Coronavirus/Vaccines.htm


Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. COVID-19 vaccines have been used under the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history, including studies in children 5 years and older. Visit COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens for more information.

CDC recommends everyone 5 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against COVID-19. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic. Vaccine availability for the 5-11 age group is expected to increase in the coming days. Visit MyTurn for availability.


Early Education & Child Care Provider Resources

Schools Portal for Outbreak Tracking (SPOT) Intake Form
CDPH Child Care Industry Guidance

Child Care Resources for Providers
LEA Summer Learning Program Support
CDC COVID-19 Guidance for Operating Early Care and Education & Child Care Programs
Handwashing Training & Education Materials


Other Resources

Handwashing Training & Education Materials
CDPH Face Coverings Updated Guidance
CDC Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools
Resources for Colleges, Universities, and Higher Learning
Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Resources