Questions about Covid-19 should be directed to the Kentucky Department of Public Health's hotline at (800) 722-5725.
Covid-19 is a respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, discovered in 2019. This virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or coughs. Some people who are infected may not have symptoms. For those who have symptoms, illness can range from mild to severe. Adults age 65 and older or those with underlying health conditions are at higher risk for severe illness.
Symptoms can present within 2 and 14 days after exposure.
Kentucky Department of Public Health K-12 Guidance for School Operations for In Person Learning 2021-2022
CDC Response Regarding Nebulizer Treatments and Suctioning in the School Setting During Covid-19
The following provide additional information.
Sample Flu Plan/Matrix
Asthma, Allergies and Covid-19 Resources
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 Resources
CDC Covid-19 School Setting Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics Covid-19 Guidance for Safe Schools
National Association of School Nurses Covid-19 Resources
Telehealth from Community Agencies Working in Kentucky Public Schools