IUSD is closely monitoring the COVID-19 health crisis and created this resource page to keep our community informed and connected. On this page, you will find updates, information and resources, frequently asked questions (FAQ), links to expert health agencies, and an archive of District communications in English, Arabic, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (simplified and traditional), and Spanish.
Update 4/8/21: California will expand vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older, starting on Thursday, April 15. Please note, COVID-19 vaccines are strictly voluntary and are not mandated for any resident, including students or school staff, in California or anywhere else in the U.S. Any such proposal would be in violation of the emergency use authorizations for current COVID-19 vaccines. For more information, please click here to read a full update from the Orange county Department of Education.
Update 3/23/21: On March 20, the California Department of Public Health amended the state's guidance for classroom spacing to 3 feet from the recommended 6 feet. The updated guidelines will not change existing academic models for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year but is positive news for IUSD’s 2021-22 planning. Click here for more information.
Update 3/3/21:As part of IUSD’s ongoing effort to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19, the District has extended no cost COVID-19 testing for IUSD students, staff and staff dependents through April.Click here for the full update.