Our health and safety policies reflect feedback from families and staff, as well as the expertise of the DC Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Mayor.
To access SY22-23 family resources, please visit our Resources page.
Vaccinations are available at no appointment needed walk-up sites for all DC residents.
Children 5 to 11 years old are now eligible to get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe and lowers the chance of children getting and spreading COVID-19. The vaccine is 90% effective at preventing symptoms of COVID-19. Children will receive a smaller dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine than adolescents and adults, approximately one-third the dose that people 12 and older get. Find a vaccination site for your 5 to 11-year-old.
For more information on available vaccines, go to vaccinefinder.org.
Families with PK3-12th grade student(s) enrolled at a DC traditional or charter public school may be eligible for for one year of free internet access. Text INTERNET to 69866 to find out if you’re eligible.
View this flyer for more information.
Mental Health Supports:
The Department of Behavioral Health has a 24 hour line for anyone who has mental health concerns for themselves or someone else (1-888-793-4357).
Free Mindfulness Resources via Calm – includes meditations, “Calm Kids”, and sleep stories