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Health and Safety

Back to School


Self Screener Instructions

To keep our students and staff safe and healthy, families and staff should run through the list of self-screener questions below before leaving home each day.


COVID-19 Travel Guidance

View the latest travel guidance from the CDPH for international and domestic travel.


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 and families are invited to make an appointment to get vaccinated at a CPS school-based site. 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 for more locations throughout the city of Chicago.

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COVID-19 Testing

Helping families and staff access COVID-19 testing is critical as we go back to school.

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Pediatric COVID-19 Testing Sites

View a list of pediatric COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area.

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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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Safety Best Practices

During COVID-19, families and staff should make every effort to adhere to these safety best practices when returning to school.

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