Schools, Childcare, Camps & Sports

Updated October 13, 2021

This page contains information and links for reporting COVID-19 positive cases for your school, child care facility, summer camp, or athletic team or group. It also provides requirements and guidance for safer operations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Washtenaw County Health Department at [email protected] or 734-544-6700.

Effective September 7, 2021, the Washtenaw County Health Department has issued two local public health orders for Washtenaw County educational institutions and settings: one requiring face masks indoors and one requiring isolation and quarantine. The isolation and quarantine order was updated as of 9/15/21. Learn more about the orders here

*See a summary of scientific literature on the effectiveness of face masks to prevent SARS-CoV-2 transmission here. 

Reporting COVID-19 cases

Use this secure form to report confirmed cases of COVID-19 connected to a school, childcare facility, camp, sports team, or other group.  Washtenaw County is using a standardized reporting template. If you need the template, it is here: https://bit.ly/WCHDschoolreport

  • Please provide parent/guardian contact information when reporting. Please do not send us contact information for any minors.
  • See the School/Childcare Reporting Flowchart for a Confirmed COVID-19 Case.
  • Please note that a close contact is generally defined as someone who had face-to-face contact with an infected person within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes. There may be exceptions to this criteria in certain cases where the risk of transmission is higher (e.g. during contact sports).

Information for Parents & Guardians

K-12 School Recommendations and Information 

Child Care Information

Sports & Athletics Information

Summer Camp Information