Coronavirus & Pandemic Resources

WASA is monitoring the Coronavirus Outbreak. See the following list of resources:

Hanover Research Resources

Serving Students with Disabilities Amidst School Closures led by Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent, OSPI

AASA Resources and Recommendations
AASA Corona Virus resource page
 Pandemic Flu Checklist K–12 Administrators
 Map: COVID19 and School Closures
• Meeting Students' Nutritional Needs During a Pandemic: A Resource for School Superintendents

Student Data/Privacy Related Content
 Future of Privacy Forum's two-pager on Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies for Schools (mostly focused on school safety context)
• The newly updated joint HIPAA/FERPA guidance from the US Dept of Ed and HHS
• This 2009 guidance from US Dept of Ed on FERPA and H1N1
• US Department of Ed's 2010 guidance on FERPA and the Disclosure of Student Information Related to Emergencies and Disasters

Special Education
• CASE Considerations for Special Education Administrators

National and International Resources
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
• Coronavirus Disease Information
• Pandemic Basics, Strategies for Schools Managing a Pandemic

World Health Organization (WHO): Coronavirus Updates and Information

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Pandemic Information

U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) Website

Responding to Coronavirus: A Downloadable Guide for Schools—from Education Week

Family Resources
• Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
• Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
• When and How to Wash Your Hands

Governor's Proclamations
Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act
• Stay Home—Stay Healthy
• Restrictions for college campuses
• Amendment to the prohibitions of gatherings of 250
• Long-term care worker shortage
Expanding the closure of K–12 schools statewide