COVID safety in schools: A growing collection of resources.

Comprehensive Webinar Aug 18, 2021
Delta Concerns of U.S. School Reopenings and Reducing Airborne Transmission

Organize and find more resources at
Printables, advocacy, petitions, and more!

More details on this webinar – speakers, shortened video clips, slides and agenda

Video: How to effectively ventilate classrooms using fans, HEPA filters or Corsi-Rosenthal box fans and monitors

Cleaning indoor air properly greatly reduces infections by airborne viruses, like COVID-19. This video explains it all very well!


How to stop student COVID spread as school year kicks into gear ABC NEWS August 13, 2021

How to check ventilation rates in classrooms

Harvard Schools for Health
Detailed how to guide, 4 options in methods.

Go to download page
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Report: Risk Reduction Strategies for Reopening Schools

Harvard schools for health risk reduction strategies for opening schools

Harvard Schools for Health Report: Healthy classrooms, buildings, policies, schedules and activities.

Report details and download
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(English and Spanish available)
(Note: some out of date information re: plexiglass and low risk to children etc in here.)

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Report (released May 2021)

School Ventilation: A Vital Tool to Reduce COVID-19 Spread, reviews how improvements in building ventilation can reduce the risks of disease transmission.

DIY Box fan filter / CorsiRosenthal Box

Box Fan filter - Corsi Rosenthal Box air filter
Box Fan filter – Corsi Rosenthal Box air filter

The “victory garden” equivalent in this pandemic, this grassroots effort has gone viral as families strive to keep their kids safer in school! Read all about it here or jump right to the FAQs.

Lunch Safety:

school lunch safety

Kids can wear the most protective masks to school, but when it comes to lunch time, and the masks come off, how do you keep kids safe?

#EatOutside and more recommendations

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Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Webinar (recorded February 2021)

A National Conversation on Indoor Air & K-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ventilation in schools – an issue even prior to the pandemic – is often neglected in the provision of guidance and resources to schools. This meeting explored next steps and priorities for the current administration to improve indoor air quality in schools during and after the pandemic.

Printable: Tips to Improve Indoor Ventilation in K-12 Schools to Help Reduce COVID-19 Transmission

Download a PDF of this infographic here.

via Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

UK Collection of resources: #FreshAirSchools Resource Centre

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