Back to School Resources


Children Schools Vaccines Communicating to Parents

Video of Self-swab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJML8xBEKGk

CDC - Responding to COVID-19 Cases in K-12 Schools: Resources for School Administrators

Maine Department of Education - Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Responding to a Positive Case in Schools


Return to Activity Guidance

AAP Return to Sport 9-20-21 https://www.aap.org/en/pages/2...

Pre-Screening Tool for School Attendance

Eval for Sick Child in Schools with PCR Antigen Testing Updated 10 21 2021

COVID Return to Activity Guidance for Maine providers Update 7 2021

Gradual Return to Activity Protocol Update 6 2021

COVID Return to Activity Letter for school Update 6 2021

National AAP Interim Guidance: Return to Sports and Physical Activity - 8 2021

MaineHealth EPIC COVID Resources for School and Sport Tip Sheet 3 2021


Youth Masking

COVID Face Mask Wearing Tips and Tricks

Mask Guidance for School Aged Children

Mask Desensitization Guide: https://www.thesummitcenter.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Desensitizing-to-Wearing-Face-Mask-Parent-Resource.pdf


Mask Exemptions

Limited indications should be used for children on oxygen, children with a severe developmental disability/NM Disease (cannot remove mask themselves), and certain panic disorders.

Mask exemption letter template

Clinical Recommendations Algorithm

Eval for Sick Child in Schools with PCR Antigen Testing Updated 9 10 20211

Maine CDC will make individual recommendations for each positive case.

Children at higher risk requiring remote learning: Template Letter

Clinical Guidance Protocols

Patient Guidance on Managing COVID at Home: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/care-for-someone.html

Mental Health Resources

NAMI Teen (ages 14-20) Text Line: Hours: Noon-10pm - 207-515-8398

National Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741

Maine Crisis Hotline - 1-888-568-1112

Care for Clinicians

We are hard wired for the negative- Check out some of the research on '3 Good Things' https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/5/e015826.longhttps://www.hsq.dukehealth.org/tools/

Headspace for Medical Workers: https://www.headspace.com/covid-19