Covid-19 Updates Summary
August 4, 2022 – Since the early days of COVID, PUSD has had to pivot and adapt to rapidly changing circumstances. At last night’s meeting, the Pasadena Unified Board of Education approved revisions to COVID safety protocols. The following revisions are now in place at all PUSD schools.
with parents/guardians, community members, staff, and students are now allowed with masking strongly recommended.
with parents/guardians, community members, staff, and students are now allowed with masking required for all.
will be allowed in-person with mandatory masking.Masks: PUSD strongly recommends that students and employees wear masks. The Pasadena and LA County Health departments have not reissued a universal masking mandate but masks continue to be strongly recommended indoors.
Masks are required:
- on PUSD buses (with accommodations for students)
- at testing and vaccination clinics
- during field trips when required by the venue
- for 10 days after exposure to COVID-19 and after a positive test result
Reentry testing: Before arriving for the first day of school, PUSD is asking every student and employee to take an at-home rapid antigen test on August 10 or 11. Pick up at your school/children’s center August 8, 9, or 10 to conduct testing at home.
Test kits will also be available at the PUSD Education Center (351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena) August 8-10, between 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. More testing information available on our Testing Page (click here).
Air purifiers are in place in classrooms and indoor common areas. Filters were changed over the summer, and all lead custodians were trained on how to change both carbon and HEPA filters.
Masks and hand sanitizers are in stock and available to students and staff
Thank you for your continued cooperation and flexibility as we strive to keep our students and staff safe and healthy.