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Health and Wellness Protocols and Expectations

Health and Wellness Protocols and Expectations

While the duration of the pandemic remains unclear, and the situation continues to evolve, Pinellas County Schools will continue to be guided by national, state and local health officials and their respective guidelines.

    • Face coverings are optional when indoors for both staff and students.
    • School district personnel will not monitor nor enforce the use of face coverings for staff or students; however, face coverings will continue to be available at school sites for students and staff.
    • All district buildings will continue enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols. Cleaning supplies will continue to be provided to each site by the district office.
    • Social distancing practices, to the extent possible, will continue while also ensuring collaboration in classrooms, cafeterias and throughout all district buildings.
    • Water fountains in all district buildings will remain closed.
    • Currently, students and staff who are fully vaccinated will not need to quarantine in the event of an exposure to a positive COVID case unless they begin to experience symptoms.
    • Thank you for your honoring our processes and procedures.


To ensure the health and safety of students coming to the building, your assistance is needed with following:

  • Cleaning and sanitizing your student’s water bottle daily. Please note that this is one of the suggested items on the student supply list. Disposable cups will be provided to students without a reusable water bottle.