Coronavirus Information

University Place School District is working closely with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD) regarding the coronavirus, also called COVID-19.  With information changing daily, we encourage families to stay informed with current and reliable resources at the links below: 

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Washington State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control
Talking to Children About COVID-19
Department of Health K-12 Guidance
Department of Health Resources and Recommendations

What can I do to protect my family’s health?
You can take simple steps to prevent illness. Building healthy habits will also help protect you if we have local coronavirus cases in the future.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. 

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.

  • Limit contact with people who are actively sick with coughing, sneezing and other symptoms.

  • Stay home from school and work when sick. If your child has a fever of 100.4° F [37.8° C] or greater using an oral thermometer, they should not come to school. Covid-19 symptom and exposure flowchart for K-12.