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If your school or child care program has identified three or more cases of COVID-19 in a cohort, such as a classroom, within a 14-day period, notify Nevada County Public Health using the SPOT Intake Form.
After you submit the SPOT Intake Form, Nevada County Public Health will review your information and contact you if additional information is required.
If you have questions, please call 530-265-7258.
CDPH COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers and Programs
CDPH K-12 School Guidance, 2022-2023
Antigen tests are preferred in the child care setting for rapid results.
AT-HOME TESTS — plan ahead to have tests at home before getting sick or being exposed. Available at most pharmacies, no doctor's prescription needed. Check with your local pharmacy or retail store.
More details are available at the California COVID-19 Testing Information page or by calling 211.
CDPH Testing Task Force Testing Programs
CDPH Testing Task Force OTC Test Order Form for Child Care Programs
COVID-19 vaccination is strongly recommended for all eligible people in California, including providers, teachers, staff, children, and individuals sharing homes with members of our child care communities. Make an appointment online or call 1-833-422-4255.
Nevada County Public Health strongly recommends that individuals 2 years old and older wear an effective, well-fitting mask while indoors in child care settings. Children younger than 2 years old should NOT wear masks.
CDPH Guidance for Child Care Providers and Programs
Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards
Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Frequently Asked Questions
CDC COVID-19 Guidance for Early Care and Education/Child Care Programs
CDPH Masking Tips for Children
CDC COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens