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COVID-19 Response

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Communities across the globe continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. These pages provide resources for school administrators, staff, families, and community members to provide safe learning opportunities for Tuolumne County students.

Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

TCSOS provides opportunities for COVID-19 testing to reduce the risk of transmission and prevent outbreaks.

Antigen rapid tests are available to all staff and students upon request. Contact the TCSOS Health Services office to request a test. 209.536.2045.

Changes to Employee Screening

The COVID-19 permanent standards have been officially adopted by the OAL and are effective immediately. The changes include no longer requiring COVID-19 screening and ending COVID leave.

All other current standards are still in effect, including:

  • Employees must report to their supervisor if they test positive for COVID-19 and follow guidelines for returning to work after symptoms have passed or after a negative test.
  • TCSOS will provide COVID-19 test kits, notify public health and close contacts, and provide masks to employees.
  • Close contacts must wear a mask for ten days and test on day five.
  • Employees will receive training on COVID-19.


Current COVID-19


The Tuolumne County COVID-19 Safety Plan provides school leaders with the health, education, and legal guidance needed to develop local plans for safe on-campus instruction and learning. It combines guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and Tuolumne County Public Health to support TK-12 schools in implementing public health guidance.


COVID-19 Contact Tracing Decision Tree

Learn how to manage confirmed or suspected COVID-19 among students in K-12 settings

Latest COVID-19

News & Announcements