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FCPS COVID-19 Information

FCPS COVID-19 Dashboard

Frederick County Public Schools welcomed students back for in-person learning five days per week in 2021-22 with a virtual option for families who choose that option. In this informational hub, you will find our School Opening Plan and our complete response to COVID-19 positive cases when they are reported to Frederick County Public Schools.

Fall 2021 Reopening

Frederick County Public Schools School Opening Plan 2021 – 2022
Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Frederick Plan de apertura de escuelas 2021 – 2022

FCPS COVID-19 Response Strategies

We continue to implement many mitigation strategies recommended to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 transmission in our schools.

COVID-19 Community Update, May 17, 2022

COVID-19 Response Update to the Board of Education, May 18, 2022

Face coverings update

At this time, except in school health rooms, face coverings are encouraged but no longer required inside all school buildings. More details about our face covering policy are posted online.

Frequently asked questions about our COVID-19 response

We have updated our Frequently Asked Questions about our response to the COVID-19 global health crisis. This page is regularly updated.

Our communication when COVID-19 positives are reported

When new cases of COVID-19 are reported to FCPS we begin the communication process to inform families and employees of positive cases. Listed below are letters sent for various circumstances:

Instructional Supports for Students During COVID-19 Related Absences

Informational Videos

Questions about our cleaning and disinfecting process? Need more details about how our buildings are being ventilated? Curious about our contact tracing quarantine protocols and procedures? These videos help answer many commonly asked questions: