FAQ on Reopening

  • What guidelines did Baldwin Union Free School District follow when drafting the plan for Re-Opening 2021?

  • What should my role be as a parent?

  • Who is mandated to wear a mask?

  • Do students need to wear masks all day?

  • What are acceptable face coverings/masks?

  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

  • Will families be asked to take temperatures?

  • Will COVID-19 testing be offered in schools?

  • What Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be used to protect students and staff?

  • What if a student reports coronavirus-like symptoms during the school day?

  • Will more aggressive cleaning and disinfecting be implemented upon our return to school?

  • Will regular handwashing and hand sanitizing be put in place K-12?

  • Will visitors be allowed in the school?

  • Will before-school/after-school care be provided for elementary school students?

  • Will schedules change?

  • What will classrooms look like?

  • What if I choose to homeschool my child?

  • Will busing still be provided?

  • Are parents required to ensure that their child or children do not show symptoms of COVID-19 or a fever before boarding a bus each day?

  • Are students required to wear masks and social distance on a school bus?

  • How do I receive updates from the district?

  • What if I still have questions?

  • Please note: The district will continue to update this section as new questions come up.