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Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
September 6, 2022

Dear County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals:

Health Guidance for Schools During Extreme Heat

The California Department of Education is partnering with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to provide you with additional critical announcements to support California school communities during this period of intense heat.

Please find important information from the CDPH about the risks of heat events as well as ways to monitor conditions and take precautions to protect your school communities on the CDPH Interim Health Guidance for Schools on Sports and Strenuous Outdoor Activities During Extreme Heat web page at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/EPO/Pages/Extreme%20Heat%20Pages/extreme-heat-guidance-for-schools.aspx.

I encourage you to review and distribute relevant information to staff and families in order to promote healthy and safe learning environments.

Sincerely,

Tony Thurmond
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 07, 2022

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