COVID-19 is currently at the forefront of every school district’s thinking and planning processes. MSBA is here to assist you with supporting your students and staff. Following are some critical COVID-19 resources for Missouri school officials.
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Missouri School Boards’ Association
- Personnel Contracts (or Not) in a Tough Budget Year
- The Role of the School Board in Responding to the Coronavirus
- MSBA Guidance: Schools Are Closed – Now What?
- New Federal COVID-19 Emergency Leaves Apply to All School Districts!
- FMLA vs. FMLA for COVID-19 (EFMLA)
- COVID-19 Paid Leave Chart
- Can We Ban the Public From Our School Board Meeting and Live Stream it Instead?
- Public Comment and Virtual Meetings
- New Information: April Elections Delayed
- Resolution in Response to Health Emergency
- Social Distancing: Can School Boards Meet Virtually?
- How To Hold an Emergency Meeting and Comply with the Sunshine Law
- MSBA COVID-19 Guidance for Missouri Schools
- Can the Board Discuss the District’s Response to COVID-19 In Closed (Executive) Session?
- Scholastic Resources for at home use
National School Boards Association
MO Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education
MO Dept. of Health and Senior Services
- Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
- COVID-19 Outbreak
- Missouri Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline can be reached at 877-435-8411.
MO Dept. of Higher Education and Workforce Development
MO Attorney General
U.S. Dept. of Education
- Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities
- Protecting Student Privacy
- COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
- Protecting Students’ Civil Rights During COVID-19
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
- Are You Applying for Emergency or Summer Meals-To-You?
- USDA Food and Nutrition Service Disaster Assistance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations
- Helping Students Handle Stress
- Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.
- Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs
- CDC COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools
- Keeping the Workplace Safe
- Community Mitigation Strategies
World Health Organization
News and Other Articles
- FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Mental Health And COVID-19 – Information And Resources
- Infrastructure Protection during the Coronavirus Pandemic
- John Hopkins COVID-19 Tracking Map
- Governor Parson Directs DHSS Director To Require Social Distancing Statewide
- Which Internet providers are lifting data caps during the coronavirus, and which aren’t
- Join Now – Support Students Without Home Internet Access
- Online Learning – Educators experienced with remote learning share some of the challenges and tips for schools planning to move online.
- Families adjust to homeschooling amid coronavirus outbreak
- Coronavirus virus closes school for half of all kids in the U.S. Now what?
- Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Corona Virus, Cybercriminals and You – Don’t fall victim to scammers during the COVID-19 outbreak
- Missouri Governor Mike Parson declares State of Emergency because of COVID-1