School Reopening Resources

All public and private Lane County schools are required to submit a plan for reopening in the 2020-21 academic year to Oregon Department of Education. Lane County Public Health is committed to working with educational partners to provide support and resources to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our communities safe and healthy.

Visit the Oregon Department of Education Website



School Re-Opening Metrics

View the current  general metrics for returning to in-person instruction. 

View the current local status of school re-opening metrics report.


This graphic provides an easy way to determine the metrics needed for in-person instruction and the allowable exceptions that permit schools to have students on-site even when state and county metrics would not otherwise allow it.


Ready Schools, Safe Learners Guidance for 2020-2021

View the current state guidance document


School FAQs (frequently asked questions)
 Tools to aid schools with symptom screening.

COVID-19 Scenarios

Communicable Disease Template

Sample Contact Log

Communications Toolkits

Communications Toolkits (template letters to families, school boards, etc.)

Room Occupancy Signs

State Reopening Metrics Flowchart

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from ODE


School face covering and distancing FAQ

Instruction FAQ

Transportation FAQ

Cohorting FAQ

Resources from Other Agencies

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