Provincial COVID-19 announcement - UPDATE Dec 8

Update December 8

NEW! Extended Provincial Health Officer Order, for all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. to significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel, outlined at 

Update December 7

UPDATED!  Please read: The Ministry has produced a Q&A document to assist schools and school districts in interpreting the new provincial orders and updated WorkSafeBC guidance regarding COVID-19. Topics include mask requirements, employee health checks, school programs and sports, and community use of schools.

Update December 4

COVID-19 Health and Safety Reoccupancy Requirements and Protocols have been updated to reflect new direction from the Provincial Health Officer on daily health checks and symptoms. 

Update November 20

Expanded Provincial Health Officer Order, November 19, 2020 The Provincial Health Officer issued an order for all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. to significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel. 

Update September 15

BC Centre for Disease Control: Public Guidance K-12 Schools, Sept 11

Update September 4

Update August 26

Ministry of Education released its plan to support safe return to classrooms. Read online at

READ! Comox Valley Schools - Return to School Plan September 2020

Update August 21

Ministry of Education new website dedicated to the Return to School has been updated to include posters for use in our school sites. Visit

Update August 18

Update August 7

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Back to School September 2020. Read more online in the Deputy Minister of Education's bulletin

READ! Superintendent Letter to Families 

Update July 29

Please read: Detailed Stage 2 Return to School Plan online at

Update March 31

The Ministry of Children and Family Development, released an information bulletin, “Province helps essential service workers find child care” that includes an update for K-12 parents. Read more at the following link: 

Update March 27

NEW! The Ministry of Education launched Keep Learning - a resource for families to find ideas for everyday educational activities, links to free learning resources, as well as how to help children learn and how to ensure their wellbeing while they’re at home Teachers and schools will still have the primary responsibility for continuous learning. More details in the following news release: 

Letters to Families 

Letters to Staff

Useful Links

COVID-19 Resource Guide

A handy resource guide has been created by the team in Student Services in collaboration with District staff and educators to help link families with community supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide is on the Parents page and as new information becomes available, we will update the guide online.