Reporting COVID-19 Cases
Schools are required to report COVID-19 cases to the Department of Public Health and can fill out the “School District Report Form” and submit the document via fax or email at the following:
Fax: (915) 212-0170
School Closure Guidance
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) in collaboration with El Paso area public and private schools have created a Guidance document on school closures for in-person instruction that includes decision thresholds:
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health, The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourage schools to follow the recommendations below:
The TEA helps coordinate the flow of information from the state to districts, help districts solve problems, and provide guidance that will aid in districts’ decision-making.
Texas Education Agency Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance