COVID-19 Resources for Families
We appreciate the help and support of our staff, students and families as we address the challenges associated with the pandemic.
Duluth Public Schools Safe Learning Plan
Guidance for staff, programs, and outside organizations using Duluth Public Schools sites during the 2022-23 School year.
The Safe Learning Plan reflects current local planning and is subject to change based on future local, state and national guidance. Updates will be provided on this web page.
State and County Data:
Families, please share the following COVID information with your school:
If a student tests positive for COVID-19, the building health office should be notified by the family or staff member receiving the information immediately. All other COVID related concerns should be addressed with the building health office.
All positive COVID-19 cases will be reported to the Minnesota Department of Health per the Minnesota Rule 4605.7070 which requires any person in charge of any institution, school, child care facility, or camp to report cases of COVID-19 to MDH.
Free COVID Vaccinations Available for Ages 6 months and Older:
- Contact their pediatrician, health care provider, local pharmacy or family medicine clinic about appointments.
- Visit mn.gov/vaxforkids for COVID vaccines for children and teens.
- Use Minnesota’s Vaccine Locator Map to find a vaccine provider near you.
- Check for vaccine appointments using the CDC’s Vaccine Finder. You can search for appointments by vaccine type (e.g., Pfizer) and find pharmacies offering pediatric vaccinations.
- Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Public Hotline: 1-833-431-2053
- St. Louis County Vaccine Opportunities: stlouiscountymn.gov/vaccineregistration
COVID-19 Testing for Kids and Families
- Testing has never been easier – you can visit a community testing site, order an at-home test kit, or get tested through your health care provider. All options are quick and free to you.
- You can sign your entire family up to get tested at the same time at a community testing site.
- Visit Getting Tested for COVID-19 or contact your health care provider to schedule an appointment.
Families are asked to check temperatures and conduct home symptom screening before sending children to school. Keep children home if they have a fever or symptoms.
Helpful tips from the Minnesota Department of Health.
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