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Christian Schools and COVID-19: Reopening Plans and Fall 2020 Outlook

AUGUST 2020—ACSI Research
Lynn E. Swaner, Charlotte Marshall Powell

Christian Schools and COVID-19 Follow Up Survey Results [pdf]

Christian Schools and COVID-19: Responding Nimbly, Facing the Future

MAY 2020—ACSI Research
Lynn E. Swaner, Charlotte Marshall Powell CBNNEWS.COM

Christian Schools and COVID-19 [pdf]

CBN News

Survey: Most Christian Schools Returning to In-Person Classes This Fall

ACSI is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19). Doctors first identified the virus in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with the World Health Organization (WHO), other government agencies along with state and local officials to respond to this emerging public health threat.

On March 11, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a pandemic.

Contact Us: (800) 367-5391 | careteam@acsi.org.

Reopening Schools in the Fall

Reopening Schools in the Fall

ACSI Webinars/Virtual Town Halls

ACSI Webinars/Virtual Town Halls

No School? No Problem! Watch the recorded video below for a chance to learn how to position your school to continue in the event of a closure. Dr. Erin Wilcox shared tips and resources available to transition student learning to online instructional days to minimize the impact of cancellations.

Previous Webinars

ACSI Developed/Collected Resources

ACSI Developed/Collected Resources

Purposeful Design Publications
Purposeful Design Publications COVID-19 Resources

SHIPPING NOTICE: Shipment of orders is currently limited. During this season of remote learning and work, be sure to note if your shipment is a residential or school/business address and if a specific arrival date is needed. 

As always, please contact the ACSI Care Team at (800) 367-0798 or careteam@acsi.org for assistance. 

Legal & Legislative COVID-19 Resources

Legal & Legislative Resources

This section is in-depth and is available on a separate page.

Go To Legal & Legislative COVID-19 Resources

Third Party Resources

Webinars & Online Resources

Webinars & Online Resources

Fisher Phillips

Watch the Coronavirus Issues for Schools webinar hosted by Fisher Phillips Education Group that occurred on Friday, March 6th, This webinar focused on school-posed questions. These included planning or canceling trips, spring break processes, distance learning, visitors to campus, quarantines, possible school closures, payment for leaves of absence, and other issues.


Online Resources

U.S. & Global Virus Information Resources

U.S. & Global Virus Information Resources

  • An interactive global map provided by the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Health Organization Weblinks

Health Organization Weblinks

U.S. Government Response to COVID-19

Please visit https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus for the most current information from the U.S. government.

The CDC has an aggressive response to identify potential cases and has activated its emergency operations center.

At A Glance — CDC Guidelines

  • Get a flu shot.
  • Take flu antivirals if prescribed.
  • Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An easy way to mark the time is to hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice while scrubbing.
      • If water and soap are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home when you are sick or becoming sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue (not your hands) and throw the tissue in the trash.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces with regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
    • Most at Risk:
      • Older people and those with other health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart problems.
      • Death rate is about 2%
  • Facemasks should only be used by those who show symptoms of COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the disease to others.

Practical precautions

  • Do not travel while sick.
  • Seek medical care right away if you have both symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and have either recently returned from countries with known infections or have direct exposure to others diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Before going to a doctor’s office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.

Doing your part

  • Everyone:
    • Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs as listed above.
  • Health care professionals:
    • Maintain awareness of people with travel history to China as well as fever and respiratory symptoms.
    • When caring for a COVID-19 patient, follow recommended infection control procedures.
  • People who may have COVID-19 infection symptoms:
    • Most common symptoms are fever, tiredness, and a dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore thorough, or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually.
    • Symptoms can take 2-14 days to appear.
    • See a doctor and follow CDC guidance on how to reduce the risk of spreading your illness to others.
  • Travelers: