Frederick County Public Schools welcomed students back for in-person learning five days per week in 2022-23 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.

2022-23 Reopening Plan: Updated February 28, 2023

Frederick County Public Schools School Opening Plan 2022 – 2023
Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Frederick Plan de apertura de escuelas 2022 – 2023

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

CDC provides information regarding recommendations and eligibility for all COVID-19 vaccines including boosters.

The Frederick County Health Department (FCHD) offers all COVID-19 vaccinations including boosters. Click here to schedule a convenient time to receive your recommended COVID-19 vaccine during the month of September. If FCHD doesn’t offer a day, time, or location that works for you, you can click here to find one that does.

FCPS COVID-19 Procedures

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

Face coverings update

At this time, except in school health rooms, face coverings are encouraged but no longer required inside all school buildings.

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 outbreaks are identified

When outbreaks of COVID-19 are reported to FCPS we begin the communication process to inform those impacted by the outbreak. When cohort outbreaks are identified, communication will be sent to individuals and families with students in the affected cohort. When a school outbreak is identified, communication will be sent to the whole school community. Listed below are letters sent for for both situations:

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: