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Coronavirus Information

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For the most up-to-date information and guidelines from Contra Costa Health Services, please visit their website at

The COVID-19 outbreak began in December 2019, with outbreaks now occurring in other countries around the world

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and other public health agencies are monitoring this disease. Contra Costa Health Services is working closely with its partners to track the situation locally, and continues to provide information, as it becomes available, to local medical providers, emergency services, and school districts.

OUESD is partnering closely with the Contra Costa Health Services, County Office of Education, as well as other local and state agencies to monitor new developments with the illness, and to ensure that the District is following the most up-to-date guidelines set forth for schools and individuals in order to help prevent and slow the spread of the disease.

OUESD Opening and Safety Plan



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OUESD COVID-19 Advisory Task Force:

In June of 2020, OUESD formed an Advisory Task Force with the purpose of providing input to the Board of Education on school reopening scenarios to ensure the health and safety of our students and community. The Board of Education has the final responsibility to decide how OUESD schools will reopen. The Task Force included the perspectives of individuals from multiple schools, offices and classifications from across the District.

OUESD COVID 19 Advisory Task Force


CA Department of Health Reopening Guidelines (PDF)

CA Department of Education Reopening Guidelines (PDF)

ACSA School Reopening Planning Group Final Report (PDF)

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Mental Health and Social Emotional Resources:

We want all of our Oakley Union Elementary School District community to know their health and safety is our priority.  During times of uncertainty, it is important to concentrate on the physical and emotional health of students, staff, and families.  We have created this COVID-19 resource page with various resources, activities and hotlines to reach out for assistance.

In the event that this is an emergency, dial 9-1-1 for immediate help.

Contra Costa Health Services:
Mental Health Wellness & Education on how to address “Disappointment,” reduce “Stress” and maintain a “Positive Attitude”
888-678-7277 [available 24/7]

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 
Coping with Stress During a Pandemic
Contra Costa Crisis Center: Services and Resources for Teens
800-833-2900 (24/7)

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
Fact Sheet on COVID-19 along with Age Appropriate Coping Strategies

The Child Mind Institute:
How to speak to kids about the Coronavirus

The National Association of School Psychologists & the National Association of School Nurses:
Talking to Children About COVID-19
(English and en español)

The Trevor Project:
LGTBQ Youth Support During COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Stress and Coping [multiple languages]

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI):
COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide 

Parent Anonymous:    

Community Letter (PDF)

Carta a la Comunidad (PDF)