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Staying Safe During COVID-19

Chicago Public Schools is requiring all students, employees, and visitors to complete a daily COVID-19 health screener prior to arriving at any CPS school or facility.

Submit Your Health Screener

Follow this link to complete the health screener form each day you will visit a CPS building.

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Health Screener Instructions

Learn how to submit a health screener and what to do based on the responses you receive to its questions.

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Vaccination Opportunities

All Chicagoans age 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Find information below about locating vaccination sites, scheduling appointments and protecting yourself and your community.

Book Your Vaccination

Students, families and staff are invited to make an appointment to get vaccinated at a CPS school-based site or a mobile vaccination event. The vaccine is free for all and no proof of insurance nor citizenship is required.

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Find a Vaccination Site

Protect yourself, your family and your community. Find a convenient CPS COVID-19 vaccine location on our map. Visit chicago.gov for more locations throughout the city of Chicago.

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CPS Vaccination Program

All CPS staff are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through their healthcare provider, pharmacy, and public vaccination sites. CPS vaccination centers will prioritize staff vaccinations beginning in February 2021.

 

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Safety Best Practices

Follow these practices to help keep our schools safe.

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COVID-19  Testing

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Testing Data

Pediatric COVID-19 Testing Sites

We are identifying pediatric COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area to help families and schools connect symptomatic students to health services.

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Safe & Clean Learning Environment

During a global pandemic, risk exists for any public gathering. However, to mitigate these risks, the district has developed a comprehensive plan that includes health and safety policies and procedures aligned to local, state, and federal guidance.

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Tracking COVID-19

 

CPS is sharing data about actionable COVID-19 cases to keep the public informed about how the pandemic is affecting the district and its community. Case counts represent the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases associated with CPS buildings. Case counts are not a measure of transmission in schools and numerous studies have shown that schools are not sites of significant COVID-19 transmission.