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FCPS COVID-19 Information
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
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:
- Staff Notification Letter
- Cohort Outbreak Letter
- School Outbreak Letter
- Student/Family Communication for Positive COVID-19 Test
Instructional Supports for Students During COVID-19 Related Absences
- Instructional Supports for Students in the 2021-22 School Year
- Apoyos de Instrucción para los Estudiantes en el Año Escolar 2021-22
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: