Schools and Childcares

Updated June 1, 2023

This page contains information and links for reporting COVID-19 positive cases for your school or child care facility. It also provides guidance for safer operations. If you have any questions or concerns not addressed here, please contact the Washtenaw County Health Department at [email protected] or 734-544-6700.

2023 Summer Guidance for Schools and Childcares: this updated guidance will go into effect on 6/12/23.

2022-23 COVID-19 Guidance for Schools and Childcares

See the schools and childcare guidance here. 

  • CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels recommendations align precautions for educational settings with those for other community settings.
  • CDC's page on guidance for K-12 schools and early care and education programs to support safe in-person learning

Reporting COVID-19 Cases

Schools and childcare settings are required to report positive COVID-19 cases (as well as other communicable diseases) to us. 

  • Use this form for weekly reporting: This form should be submitted every Friday by 5pm. 
  • Use this form for outbreak reporting: This form should be used anytime camps/schools are aware of an outbreak that exceeds 20% of a particular group (e.g., a classroom).