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Cold weather tips for schools

Can my child use a scarf in place of a mask during outdoor recess?

When is a runny nose just a runny nose?

Public Health Ontario has prepared some cold weather tips for parents, guardians and school staff to keep kids safe and reduce the risk of COVID-19 in schools during cold weather.

The attached fact sheet provides infection prevention and control (IPAC) information on mask use outdoors, hand washing and sanitization, winter clothes, playground equipment, and more.

For more resources, please visit the School and COVID-19 webpage.








Cold weather tips for schools