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Doing Our Part

All community members play a vital role in reopening local businesses and schools by always practicing safe social distancing in public and social gatherings. When countywide data for case rate and positivity rate decline below Tier thresholds, schools will be able to reopen.


 

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COVID-19 Solano County School Updates

Providing information, updates and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Solano County and Solano County schools. 

SOlano COunty's COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Vaccination Plan for Solano Educators

We are off to a great  start!

COVID-19 vaccinations for Solano County school employees began February 26, 2021 with priority given to 19 schools and programs that are currently registered with the California Department of Public Health’s Safe Schools for All website as having an instructional status of “in-person” or “hybrid” learning models. The initial stage of the Solano educator vaccination plan also prioritized school districts with large groups of employees who are currently providing in-person instruction or learning/service support directly to students.

As of 3/2/2021
3,700 school employees received invitations to mass vaccination clinics on 2/26, 2/27 and 3/1.
2,200 school employees elected to get vaccinated at these clinics.
1,500+ vaccinations are being offered to TK-6th grade school employees on 3/4 and 3/5.
1,100 MyTurn codes for vaccination have also been provided to local school districts.

To date, approximately 7,200 Solano school employees have been provided an opportunity to get vaccinated. There are approximately 8,500 school employees working in Solano County. More vaccination clinics are  expected in the coming week. 

SCOE will continue to provide logistical support to Solano Public Health until all Solano County school employees have had an opportunity to get vaccinated.

How Will I know When It's My Turn?

Solano Public Health will continue to determine prioritization and phases based upon the needs of our Solano community as a whole. SCOE will continue to assist public health by working through employers to notify employees about when they are eligible to schedule appointments. School employees will be notified by their  employers or their primary care providers when it is their turn to receive COVID-19 vaccination.


 

Solano County Vaccination plan status preview

Who's getting the vaccine in Solano County?

Solano County has moved quickly throughout tiers of Phase 1. Vaccination for educators has begun and will continue in phases as vaccine supply becomes available. See more information in a press release dated 2-20-2021.

Get current information about which community groups are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, and which groups are next to receive it on the Solano County COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution webpage.

Solano schools update

School districts and charter schools in Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, and Vallejo are working closely with their governing boards, labor groups, students and families to determine when and how to return to in-person instruction. Some schools have returned to in-person instruction via an elementary school waiver.

Solano County Office of Education as well as every school district, charter school and private school in Solano County and across the state had a January 25, 2021 deadline to notify the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) whether it is serving students in-person or not. This notification and registration is part of the state’s plan to create a school dashboard that would provide information about which school sites are serving students in-person and the extent that in-person services are being provided. Biweekly reporting for learning model status is required of every school in the state. CDPH stated the information will be publicly available on the Safe Schools For All Hub website. 

NEW Reopening in-person instruction  framework for schools

The California Department of Public Health issued new guidance, COVID-19 and Reopening In-Person Instruction Framework & Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools in California, 2020-2021 School Year, released on 1/14/2021. This document supersedes and consolidates previous school guidance. 

Face Coverings required at school

One new requirement under this consolidated CDPH guidance is that students in all grade levels K-12 are required to wear face coverings at all times while at school, unless otherwise exempted by CDPH. This includes  recess and P.E. as well. CDPH Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings

Organized sports guidance  for schools

The California Department of Education issued the Outdoor and Indoor Youth and Recreational Adult Sports, guidance 12/14/2020. This guidance is still applicable to schools.

California's safe school for all plan

UPDATE January 30, 2021: Legislation for in-person instruction funding grants has not yet been passed.


Governor Newsom unveiled California’s Safe Schools for All Plan on Dec 30, 2020.

The Governor has outlined framework to continue and expand safe in-person instruction in early spring, including a $2 billion early action proposal to support school safety measures.

The Governor’s plan is built on four pillars: Funding to Support Safe Reopening; Safety & Mitigation Measures for Classrooms; Hands-on Oversight & Assistance for Schools; and Transparency & Accountability for Families & School Staff.

Parents can read more details about the Safe Schools for All Plan.


 

California Blueprint for a Safer Economy

As of August 31, 2020, California has a new Blueprint plan for reducing COVID-19 in the state. The Plan revised criteria for loosening and tightening restrictions on activities. Every county in California is assigned to a tier based on its test positivity and adjusted case rate for tier assignment including metrics from the last three weeks.

COVID-19 California Tier system

State Tier Map- mouse over county for current data

 

What's Open In Solano County?
 

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Find the current status of allowable activities in Solano County with the California County Search Tool.

Allowable activities for business sectors can be viewed in the Sector and Tier Activity Grid .

 

FAQs For Parents

These Frequently Asked Questions address issues that may arise when school return to in-person instruction.

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