December 23 2021


December 23, 2021

Dear Elk Grove Unified Students, Parents and Families,

Happy Holidays!

We have a brief health and safety update for you in light of changing conditions related to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant.

Making Testing Available Before Returning to School for Students, Staff and Their Families

  • We are reopening three of the EGUSD COVID Clinics next week to offer a local testing option for students, staff and their families. We hope this reduces any anxiety anyone might have as we begin returning to in-person learning starting January 3rd.

EGUSD Health & Safety Plan Updates

EGUSD Receipt of Home Test Kits for Students

  • District officials are currently working with public health officials regarding the receipt of COVID-19 home testing kits for students. We have a plan ready to both receive and then distribute the kits once they arrive. We will also work with public health officials to provide informational resources.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 12/28

  • Lastly, we have one more COVID-19 vaccine clinic before the end of the year that we want to remind you about on December 28th at Harriet Eddy Middle School. It is open to the public and will offer 1st, 2nd doses for those 5+ years of age and older and booster shots for those eligible.

PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY

EGUSD COVID Clinic Testing Sites Winter Break Schedule for Students, Families and Staff (Updated 12/23)

R.L. Trigg Education Center and Gerber Road Offices EGUSD COVID Clinic Sites

  • Open 12/27-12/30
  • Closed 12/31
  • Re-open 1/3/22

Valley High School EGUSD COVID Clinic Site

  • Open 12/27 & 12/28
  • Closed 12/29-12/31
  • Re-open 1/3/22

(All other EGUSD high school EGUSD COVID Clinic Sites will remain closed through 12/31 and will re-open 1/3/22.)

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 12/28 at Harriet Eddy Middle School

  • The clinics listed below will administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 5 years and older. Booster shots are only available for 16+ who have completed their primary COVID-19 vaccination series at least 6 months ago.
  • EGUSD & Safeway (5+ COVID-19 vaccine available.)
    Tuesday, Dec. 28 / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. / Harriet Eddy Middle School
    Pfizer 1st, 2nd and 3rd booster doses available.

Please check the EGUSD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics page for more information and updates.

Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Resources for 5-11-year-olds

  • Kaiser Permanente (KP) has provided a collection of Thriving Schools resources focused on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Efforts for 5-11-year-olds. You can find all of this information externally on their Thriving Schools COVID-19 Vaccine page.

Thank you and stay safe and stay healthy,

EGUSD Leadership

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