Effective March 14, 2022, masks will be strongly recommended, but not required, for all staff and students in K-12 schools while indoors, in accordance with CDPH updated guidance.

GUSD will follow CDPH guidance for indoor masking.  Therefore, indoor masking will be strongly recommended, but not required, for students and staff.  Our continued expectation is that everyone (staff, students, and parents) will be respectful of an individual’s decision to wear a mask or not to wear a mask.
GUSD continues to focus on mitigation strategies that have been successful: self-monitoring for symptoms, regular testing, high-quality ventilation systems, and encouraging vaccines, while respecting the personal choice for all members of our school communities and taking personal responsibility to help keep our staff and students healthy and well.

Safety Measures on Campus

The Reopening Planning Committee and district staff are taking many steps to prepare for the eventual reopening of schools and for submission of GUSD’s COVID-19 Safety Plan. These efforts are aligned with the most recent guidance from California’s Public Health Department. 

These are the important steps being taken to implement the “layers of safety” included in the State guidance: