2021-22 Safety and Planning Guide

The Irvine Unified School District is committed to safely serving our students, while helping to ensure the health and wellbeing of those on our campuses.  Below is a resource guide for the 2021-22 school year, which is aligned to the California Department of Public Health’s guidelines for TK-12 schools.  


checkboxHealth guidelines At-A-Glance

student symptom tree

Student Symptom DECISION Tree

student symptom tree

IUSD Health and Safety Protocols 

Graphic of medical professional testing patient, COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing resources


Latest News

Update 9/9/21: Now that the 2021-22 school year is underway, IUSD would like to take a moment to thank our students, staff and the entire IUSD community for working together to ensure such a positive and successful opening. Please read the District's community message for important COVID-19 updates and resources.

Update 8/18/21: Click here to view Superintendent Walker's back to school message to the IUSD community, which provides important updates and information about the 2021-22 school year, including the Safety and Planning Guide, Social Emotional Learning, how to stay connected to IUSD, and more.

Update 8/11/21: Governor Newsom issued an order that school employees must verify that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or take a test weekly verifying they are negative for COVID-19.  IUSD will continue to work with state and local agencies to understand the implications of this order as we move to implement it in the near future. More information will be provided as we have updates.  Click here to view the state's order.