Childcare & School Resources

If you have a question related to an outbreak in a school or childcare setting, please call the Health Department COVID-19 Information line at 410-313-6284.

Are you up-to-date on your COVID-19 vaccines? Avoid lengthened quarantine requirements and get your booster shot today.

For the most up-to-date guidance regarding school/childcare COVID-19 outbreaks, please visit our Outbreaks page.

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Planning for a Safe Back to School Community Letter from Health Officer Dr. Maura Rossman (August 15, 2022)

The CDC has updated its recommendations for Quarantine & Isolation in schools and childcare facilities. You can review the updated guidance here. Beginning July 1, 2022, Howard County Health Department will adopt the CDC definition of "up-to-date" for vaccination that includes a recommended booster shot for everyone age 5 and older, when eligible. 


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